While travellers from Europe currently only require an ID card to gain entry, an Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) system would be introduced for anyone coming without a visa.
The Conservative Party says the 15-second clip that has gone viral on social media had 'not been edited in a manner that misleads or changes the reporting'.
The British author, whose real name is James Grant, said he was in the process of applying for a passport as his father was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
With its Brexit theme, the Conservatives were the last of the big political parties to spell out to Britain's 46 million voters their plans if Johnson returns to 10 Downing Street after the election.
He sees Britain's third general election in four and a half years as the only way to break the logjam on Brexit, which 52 per cent of voters plumped for in the seismic 2016 referendum.
Labour plans to renegotiate the deal agreed between the current Conservative government and the European Union, and then put it to another vote, with remaining in the EU being the other option.
Here is a look at some key numbers in an election that could determine not only who governs Britain, but when, how — or even whether — the country leaves the European Union.
Johnson formally launched his Conservative Party's campaign for the December 12 elections after a visit to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace to dissolve the current Parliament.
Boris Johnson has pushed hard for an early national election on Dec. 12 in which he hopes to get a more Brexit-friendly Parliament.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson blamed his Labour rivals for the latest Brexit delay, promising to now take the country out by a new January 31 deadline.
Initially planned for March, Brexit was pushed back to Halloween and now is not likely to happen before January.
It will be the UK's third election in four years and the first December poll since 1923.
The concept of such a new 50-pence coin featuring the UK's scheduled departure date from the economic bloc is now to be moved on to a later date.
As UK’s deadline for EU exit is postponed to January 31, India is burying past hiccups to speed up free trade pacts.
EU member states on Monday agreed to postpone Britain's divorce from the bloc for up to three months until January 31.