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Dame Barbara Windsor greeted Boris Johnson with a kiss on the cheek today as she made a pilgrimage to Number 10 today.

The EastEnders legend was making her mark at the HQ of the Prime Minister today alongside husband Scott Mitchell to implore the fresh leader to do more to help dementia sufferers.

On behalf of the Alzheimers Society she wanted to call for politicians to fix the social care crisis.

Barbara, 82, was diagnosed with Alzheimers, a progressive form of dementia, in 2014 and has rarely made public appearances since the news was revealed.



The Peggy Mitchell actress revealed earlier this week she will hand an open letter to Boris in which she calls for more funds to be assigned to support other sufferers of the condition.

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Barbaras meeting with the PM seemed to go down without a hitch, as the two joked and conversed over a cup of tea in his backyard.

Babs met Boris today (Picture: REUTERS)
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and television actor Barbara Windsor hold hands during their meeting in London, Britain, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/Pool
She implored the leader to spend more on helping sufferers (Picture: REUTERS)
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets television actor Barbara Windsor and her husband Scott Mitchell during a meeting in London, Britain, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/Pool
Her husband Chris was with her (Picture: REUTERS)

Holding his hand, Babs appeared to be in great spirits as she hoped to make a change ahead of Wednesdays Spending Review.

As they wrapped their meeting, its reported Babs asked the PM: Can I have a kiss? to which he replied: Of course you can.

In a clip released earlier today for the Alzheimers Society Babs said: Thank you all so much for your support in signing the letter to our new Prime Minister.

Dame Barbara Windsor and her husband Scott Mitchell arrive to deliver an Alzheimer's Society open letter to 10 Downing Street in Westminster, London, calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to address the "devastating state" of dementia care. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday September 2, 2019. The letter calls on politicians "to fix the social care crisis". See PA story SHOWBIZ Windsor. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
Barbara and Chris were on a mission today (Picture: PA)
Peggy Mitchell (Barbara Windsor) with The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson behind the bar of the Queen Vic TX: BBC One in the Autumn EMBARGOED - NOT FOR PUBLICATION BEFORE 00.01hrs MONDAY 20 JULY 2009
Boris made an appearance on EastEnders in 2009 (Picture: BBC)

It means so much to me. Lets make this happen and fix dementia care.

Husband Scott Mitchell, 56, added: We are so proud to be delivering this letter from the Alzheimers Society and all the tens of thousands of people who signed it.

I genuinely feel for the people that have to give up their jobs and sell their homes, selling their parents homes that they have worked all their lives for. And you do wonder, how did we get here?



Ross Kemp – who is planning to make a documentary about his soapie mum – revealed he keeps up with how she is getting on through her husband Scott.

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