VIDEO: Mayor of London Boris Johnson in Halifax today

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson was in Halifax today on the campaign trail in the run up to this year’s general election.

Halifax has been highlighted as a key battle ground seat if the Conservative Party is to get a majority in Parliament.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson visits The Piece Hall, Halifax.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson visits The Piece Hall, Halifax.

Mr Johnson was taken on a tour of the Piece Hall which is currently being refurbished and is due to reopen in Spring 2016.

He was here to promote the Halifax Conservative Parliamentary Candidate Philip Allott.

The campaign for the election was launched by Prime Minister David Cameron at Dean Clough last week.