Boris Johnson confirmed for This Morning interview with Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby

But the Prime Minister has yet to commit to an interview with Andrew Neil on the BBC

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on September 4, 2019, to take part in his first Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced for another showdown in parliament on Wednesday after a humiliating defeat over his Brexit strategy, with MPs set to vote on a law aimed at blocking a no-deal departure. Johnson has said he will seek an early general election if MPs vote against him again, intensifying a dramatic political crisis ahead of his October 31 Brexit deadline. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)        (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

ITV has confirmed that Boris Johnson will appear on This Morning, to be interviewed by Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby.


A date for the Prime Minister’s appearance has not yet been set, but he has agreed to take part despite not yet committing to an interview with Andrew Neil on the BBC.

This Morning is also currently in discussions with other party leaders to appear on the show ahead of the General Election on 12th December.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn appeared on the show on Tuesday, speaking about his passion for campaigning and his strong belief in building a country that was not marred by a homeless problem, food banks and children going to school hungry and poor.

Meanwhile Johnson has caused controversy due to his failure to commit to an interview with Andrew Neil, with many accusing him of running scared of the combative journalist.

Neil took to Twitter yesterday to claim that the BBC was no closer to agreeing a time and date with Johnson.

He wrote: “There are not really any negotiations going on. We’re simply waiting on a date, time and venue. As we have for several weeks. So far — not a sausage.”

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson will be interviewed by Neil tonight, at 7:30pm on BBC One.


This Morning is on ITV, weekdays at 10:30am