Boris Johnson wants public to ‘bung a bob for a Big Ben bong’ on Brexit night

Boris Johnson wants Brits to chuck in a few quid to enable Big Ben’s bell to chime in time for the UK’s departure from the EU.

The clock was temporarily silenced in 2017 for the safety of workers involved in a four-year restoration scheme of Elizabeth Tower.

There have been calls to let it chime at 11pm on January 31 to mark the historic turning point of Brexit, but this would be an expensive celebration.

It was ruled out at a meeting of the House of Commons Commission...
source: Metro

2020-01-14 14:14
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