NICOLA Sturgeon has hit out at Boris Johnson over his first official speech as Prime Minister.

The SNP leader took to Twitter after Johnson appeared outside Number 10 to talk about his plans for the future.

In the speech, the new PM reiterated support for the Union, emphasised his plans to leave the EU by October 31, and promised "safer streets and better education and fantastic new road and rail infrastructure and full fibre broadband".

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Scotland's First Minister compared the themes to that of US President Donald Trump, and said the speech was "somewhat divorced from reality".

She said: "Behind all the 'make Britain great again' type rhetoric, that speech was rambling, blame-shifting and, to put it mildly, somewhat divorced from reality."

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Sturgeon has been clear that she disagrees with Johnson's Brexit strategy, which she warns is "deeply irresponsible".

She said yesterday she has "profound concerns" about his premiership.

The FM said: “I congratulate Boris Johnson on his election as Tory leader and I will do everything possible to ensure that he respects Scotland’s views and interests. However, I have profound concerns about the prospect of his premiership and it would be hypocritical not to be frank about these. These are concerns that I am certain will be shared by the vast majority of people in Scotland who, had they been given any say, would not have chosen to hand the keys of Number 10 to someone with his views and track record.

“Mr Johnson should be in no doubt about the gravity of the situation he is about to inherit as Prime Minister nor, in particular, about the strength with which I and others will oppose his threat of a no-deal Brexit.

“Brexit of any kind would be deeply damaging to Scotland and the rest of the UK, but his public pledge to leave the EU by October 31st – ‘come what may’ and ‘do or die’ – flies in the face of logic, common sense or any basic regard for the well-being of the people and nations of the UK."