Red, white and blue; UK PM Johnson’s plane gets a patriotic makeover

LONDON (Reuters) – A plane used by the Royal Family and Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be painted red, white and blue to “better represent the UK around the world,” a patriotic makeover after Britain’s departure from the European Union.

Johnson is keen to foster a sense of patriotism when Brexit, which happened in January, is cemented with the end of a status quo transition period with the EU, but opposition parties were quick to criticise what they called his misguided priorities.

“The RAF Voyager used by the royal family and the prime minister is currently in Cambridgeshire for pre-planned repainting,” Johnson’s spokesman told report

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