Johnson & Gove should be locked up over Brexit lies, says Alan Sugar

Outspoken businessman and Apprentice host, Alan Sugar, blasted Boris Johnson and Michael Gove over their comments leading up to the Brexit vote, in 2016.

He said the pair should be put in jail for lying and deceiving the public, especially regarding the £350m more to spend on NHS a week, post-Brexit.

Sugar even claimed the referendum result should be classed as void, as the public were “totally misled.”

He told the House of Lords: “No such process exists for claims politicians make.

“In some cases misleading shareholders had resulted in prosecution, imprisonment.

“Applying the public company principle, it should follow that those people who will be responsible for putting this country into five to 10 years of post-Brexit turmoil based on lies should be in prison or at least prosecuted.

“Such as Boris Johnson and Michael Gove for the £350m lie they put on the red bus.”

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