Politics 9 August 2011 Boris Johnson heckled in Clapham Junction Mayor of London berated by angry residents. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML Earlier this afternoon, Boris Johnson visited Clapham Junction, an area which saw sustained rioting and looting last night. He was heckled by angry residents who demanded an explanation for the lack of police presence. "What about Mark Duggan"? shouts one. Visibly flustered, Johnson struggles to respond. Reportedly, Nick Clegg received similar treatment on a trip to Birmingham. No-one should underestimate the political difficulty that these riots will represent for the coalition's top command. › A glimpse of conflict Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman. Subscribe More Related articles Labour can be populist and English without copying Donald Trump For the Ukip press officer I slept with, the European Union was Daddy As Donald Trump once asked, how do you impeach a President?