After yesterday's painful Mumsnet web chat between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling, Boris Johnson showed the rest of the country's politicians how to acquit yourself on social media during his #AskBoris session this lunchtime.
Answering questions ranging from his menu of choice at Nandos (response: “chicken”) and even a cheeky one about “operation Chiselled Whippet” (no prizes for guessing what that refers to), the Mayor of London also managed to get a little bit serious and offer his views on Scotland, property, commuter travel woes, terrorism and – of course – Boris Island.
Scottish independence was a topic of much interest among Twitterers, with Johnson asked various questions, to which his response was unequivocal:
Regarding the increased terror threat, he said:
While on the topic of Isis, Johnson said this:
On foreign investors buying up property, he had this to say:
He broke out some Latin when it came to Boris Island:
we will see what other pols say! time for them to break silence. hasta la victoria siempre. #askboris @liamk69— Mayor of London (@MayorofLondon) September 11, 2014