Boris Johnson was loudly booed as soon as he arrived at St Paul’s Cathedral for today’s service of thanksgiving for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Mr Johnson, who was joined by his wife Carrie, was booed and jeered by the crowd outside the landmark cathedral. BBC presenter Jane Hill remarked that the Prime Minister was the “only VIP guest” to receive such a hostile reception.
As he walked up the steps to the entrance, boos and whistles could be heard, while there were also come cheers from onlookers.
Speaking outside the Cathedral, Ms Hill said: “There is booing in the crowd there.
“Really, there is quite a lot of booing actually. A substantial amount.
“I did not see that coming. That was quite a moment.
“We definitely haven’t heard that for any other VIP guest.”
The Queen herself will not attend the service this morning after experiencing “discomfort” following celebrations on Thursday.
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Crowds could be heard booing and whistling as the Prime Minister walked up the steps to St Paul’s Cathedral with his wife Carrie, although there were also cheers from some onlookers.