Katie Hopkins promises to leave the UK if Labour get elected, wins Ed Miliband the battle for Number 10

The Sun columnist made a tempting offer during the heated Battle for Number 10 leaders’ interviews with David Cameron and Ed Miliband

Jenn Selby
Friday 27 March 2015 12:29

Katie Hopkins might have just won Ed Miliband the 2015 General Election.

The Sun columnist and troll-for-hire made a pledge on Twitter to leave the UK if Labour get elected this year.

Tweeting during the heated Battle for Number 10 leaders’ interviews with David Cameron and Miliband on Channel 4yesterday, she posted:

Her promise might just turn out to be as persuasive as Piers Morgan’s was during the Scottish referendum last September.

The former Daily Mirror editor made a last-ditch attempt to persuade Scotland to vote ‘No’ and stick with the UK when he posted: “Dear People of Scotland, if you vote NO, I promise to go straight back to America. #indyref”

The Scots did indeed vote against independence and preserved its 307-year-old union with England.

So Morgan honoured his promise, tweeting the reassuring following as he headed off to the US to take up his new role as the US Editor at Large for the MailOnline:

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