Boris Johnson hits the ground running with a tour of the North

Now for a 100-day whirlwind: Boris Johnson hits the ground running with a tour of the North TODAY, a reshuffle, a Queen's Speech and, of course, Brexit PM's tour will include visit to so-called Red Wall of formerly safe Labour seats   According to aides, he could go to Sedgefield, Tony Blair's former constituency Today Johnson urged all voters to 'find closure and to let the healing begin'

By Larisa Brown Political Correspondent For The Daily Mail

Published: 23:21 GMT, 13 December 2019 | Updated: 11:38 GMT, 14 December 2019

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Boris Johnson will begin a whirlwind tour of the North today to hammer home his message that he will use his decisive victory to benefit the whole nation.

The Prime Minister will embark on a frantic 100-day schedule with a visit to the so-called Red Wall of formerly safe Labour seats now in Tory hands.

It comes ahead of a 'charm offensive' in Scotland after his faltering popularity there gifted the SNP a landslide victory.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to embark on a frantic 100-day tour of the North today after winning the General Election

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to embark on a frantic 100-day tour of the North today after winning the General Election

Johnson (pictured during his first Cabinet meeting as Prime Minister today in Downing Street) will visit the so-called Red Wall of formerly safe Labour seats now in Tory hands

Johnson (pictured during his first Cabinet meeting as Prime Minister today in Downing Street) will visit the so-called Red Wall of formerly safe Labour seats now in Tory hands

Aides said he could go to Sedgefield, Tony Blair's former constituency, which was one of the shock wins of the night.

The result in the North East seat, in a region which has a long history of mining, was symbolic of Labour's disastrous election performance.

The seat has been represented by Labour MPs continuously since 1935, and was held by Mr Blair during his landslide victory in 1997.

Boris Johnson will launch a 'charm offensive' in Scotland

Boris Johnson will embark on a 'charm offensive' in Scotland after his faltering popularity in the country gifted the SNP a landslide victory.

The Conservatives lost seven of their seats to Nicola Sturgeon in a 'watershed' moment that has re-ignited calls for a second independence referendum.

The Prime Minister is said to be 'determined' to sort out the situation and is planning to travel north of the border in the hope of winning over sceptical voters.

The SNP took 48 of the country's 59 Westminster seats in the General Election, with Glasgow turning all yellow for the first time and former Liberal Democrat

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