BORIS Johnson urged Brussels to compromise, claiming his government was putting forward "constructive and reasonable proposals" to resolve the Brexit deadlock.

The Prime Minister insisted the UK was ready to leave without a deal on October 31 if no deal was reached.

In his keynote speech at the Conservative Party conference Johnson insisted his plan to replace the Irish backstop would "in no circumstances" result in checks at or near the border in Northern Ireland.

The Tory leader also slammed idea of holding indyref2, reiterating that 2014 was a "once in a generation" opportunity.

He also accused the SNP of planning to “bungle [Jeremy Corbyn] toward the throne ... so they can get on with their programme of national discord ..."

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Outlining his Irish border plan, Johnson said it will prioritise:

  • No checks "at or near" Irish border
  • Respect for Good Friday Agreement
  • Consent from executive and assembly for NI Protection of existing regulatory arrangements for farmers
  • Control of trade policy

He said: "Today in Brussels we are tabling what I believe are constructive and reasonable proposals which provide a compromise for both sides.

"We will under no circumstances have checks at or near the border in Northern Ireland. We will respect the peace process and the Good Friday agreement "And by a process of renewable democratic consent by the executive and assembly of Northern Ireland we will go further and protect the existing regulatory arrangements for farmers and other businesses on both sides of the border.

"And at the same time we will allow the UK – whole and entire – to withdraw from the EU, with control of our own trade policy from the start. "

Johnson acknowledged the plan represented a "compromise by the UK".

"I hope very much that our friends understand that and compromise in their turn," he told the Manchester conference.

"Because if we fail to get an agreement because of what is essentially a technical discussion of the exact nature of future customs checks, when that technology is improving the whole time, then let us be in no doubt that the alternative is no deal.

"That is not an outcome we want. It is not an outcome we seek at all.

"But ... it is an outcome for which we are ready."

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British officials have made clear to EU counterparts that the legal texts being presented to the European Union are a final offer and unless Brussels is prepared to engage there will be no more talks until after Brexit.

The plan involves a "two borders for four years" measure that will leave Northern Ireland in a relationship with Europe until 2025, according to The Daily Telegraph.

It accepts the need for both a regulatory border between Britain and Northern Ireland in the Irish Sea for four years and customs checks between the North and the Irish Republic.

Ireland's deputy prime minister, Simon Coveney, speaking late on Tuesday night, said this was "no basis for an agreement" and "concerning to say the least".

Johnson will speak to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the Prime Minister's Brexit plan.

The commission said it will not "pre-empt any reaction" before having a chance to study the proposals to replace the backstop.

Johnson told the conference "we can, we must and we will" get Brexit done.

Despite the "Surrender Bill" – the legislation passed into law aimed at blocking the Prime Minister from taking the UK out of the EU without a deal unless he has the consent of MPs – Johnson insisted he would meet the October 31 deadline "come what may".

He said that people felt they were being "taken for fools" by Westminster's failure to honour the result of the 2016 referendum and warned of "grave consequences" if Brexit was not delivered.

In a speech clearly aimed at wooing voters ahead of the election he has so far not been blocked by MPs from calling, Johnson: - Claimed the pro-Brexit Tories would "turbocharge the Scottish fishing sector" while the SNP would hand back control to the EU.

- Insisted the Tories were "the party of the NHS" and would also "solve the problem of social care", although he did not set out how - Branded Jeremy Corbyn's Labour a party of "fratricidal, anti-Semitic Marxists"

- Said the LibDems idea of serving the national interest was "to write to Jean-Claude Juncker urging him not to give this country a better deal"

Johnson, who skipped Prime Minister's Questions in the Commons to address the less hostile crowd in Manchester, said Parliament was "on the blink".

If it were a school "Ofsted would be shutting it down" and if it were a reality TV show "the whole lot of us would have been voted out of the jungle".

"The sad truth is that voters have more say over I'm a Celebrity than they do over this House of Commons," he said.

Speaking at PMQs, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford commented: "Right now the Prime Minister is setting out his Brexit fantasy at the Tory Party conference.

“A deal that he knows is unacceptable and doomed to failure."