Four young danes took in the weekend to London to help to topple Boris Johnson. Chances are, however, small.
Boris Johnson and his conservative party stands strong in the final sprint of the british election campaign.
A conservative majority is, according to all observers, it is clear the most likely outcome of the election on Thursday.
the prime minister himself is, however, not in the tops of the voters. And in Boris Johnson's constituency, Uxbridge & South Ruislip in west London, the smells oppositionspartiets new candidate blood.
Ali Milani from Labour is just 25 years old, but has lived in Uxbridge since he arrived from Iran as a five-year, and has experience from student and local politics.
He has used his network and local knowledge to stack a græsrodskampagne on the legs and challenge Boris Johnson, who is rarely seen in the constituency.
the Rumor spread even to Denmark, where four young political activists in the weekend train from Copenhagen to the west of london to help Ali Milani to the voice of the chimes.
- We heard about Ali's ability to topple Boris Johnson, which is fairly unique, says one of them, 22-year-old Anne Björk Eskelund.
Saturday and Sunday they were with Ali Milani and many other volunteers around and persuade voters in the circle to vote for the Labour candidate.
- I've probably knocked on over 100 doors. It was a wild experience of unity and community, says Anne Björk Eskelund, which, like its companions is a student and active in the party at home.
Political stjernenavne as Boris Johnson has otherwise typically, so-called safe seats with a clear majority. But he got in the last election its lead in the Uxbridge constituency halved to 5034 votes - nearly 11 percentage points - ahead of Labour.
For comparison, has no prime minister, won its circuit with less than 17.713 votes in the last six british elections.
Anne Björk Eskelund tells, that she and the other activists got an interesting insight into a completely different electoral system, where one goes out and meets voters you disagree with.
- Some slammed the door in his head at us, and said "fuck off", but the vast majority was sweet and nice and would like to speak with us, she says.
In the end is Ali Milani only a few chances to win the circle. But the hope is yet alive. Also with Anne Björk Eskelund.
- Yes, I would like to believe it. I experienced a hope and a fighting spirit, that good can win, she concludes.
/ritzau/Date Of Update: 11 December 2019, 10:00