Comic Lee Nelson jokes 'Boris told me to do it' after PM's P45 stunt

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Theresa May's party conference speech descended into chaos as a prankster handed her a P45 unemployment notice on stage.

Comedian Lee Nelson - real name Simon Brodkin - joked that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had asked him to perform the stunt.

Amid frantic scenes, he was bundled out of the conference hall and through the exhibition stands by security staff at the Manchester Central venue.

He told reporters: "Boris told me to do it. He's left me in the lurch."