People are saying Boris Johnson’s ‘Get Ready for Brexit’ campaign was a huge waste of money

People have noticed that the government’s £140m "Get Ready for Brexit" campaign is going to be a huge waste of money.

After last night’s setback, the chances of the UK leaving the EU on 31 October are lower than ever and the question is now how long a Brexit extension will be rather than whether there will be one.

It’s been clear that leaving the EU by the end of October was unlikely ever since MPs voted to force Boris Johnson to get an extension - but that hasn't stopped the government spending millions of pounds pretending it was going to happen.

And a lot of people were more than happy to remind them how stupid that decision was.

Of course, Johnson is no stranger to wasting money.

As the mayor of London, he wasted £43m of public money on the failed Garden Bridge proposal and bought three water cannons that were sold for scrap unused at a net loss of more than £300,000.

According to the Guardian, Johnson’s "vanity projects" as mayor have cost taxpayers nearly £1bn.

Despite the government’s almost-certain failure at meeting the 31 October deadline, the “Get Ready for Brexit” adverts were still up today.

And it doesn't look like they're going to be disappearing anytime soon...

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