Disposable coffee cup snatched out of Prime Minister’s hands by aide

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The prime minister had a disposable coffee cup snatched away from him as he arrived for day three of the Conservative party conference.

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Channel 4 News cameraman Neil Corbett filmed the moment Boris Johnson was given the cup by an aide, only for a second aide to take the drink away moments later.

The second aide said: “No disposable cups” as she removed the drink from the prime minister’s hands.

Johnson later tweeted a picture of himself, holding a ceramic cup, and said: “I got my coffee in the end.”

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