• Boris Johnson' ethics adviser Lord Geidt resigned saying he will 'have no part' in prime minister's 'mockery' of ministerial code

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Composite of Lord Geidt and Boris Johnson Geidt: Chris Radburn/PA Images via Getty Images; Johnson: Danny Lawson - WPA Pool/Getty Images; Composite: Insider
    Boris Johnson's ethics chief has quit, saying he would "have no part" in the "mockery" of standards.
    Lord Geidt resigned Wednesday evening following a grilling by MPs as to the point of his role.
    Geidt said he quit because he was asked to offer advice on a "deliberate" breach of the ministerial code.
    Boris Johnson's ethics adviser resigned saying he would "have no part" in a Government policy that he said would "make a mockery" of...
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  • Conservative donors who backed Boris Johnson ahead of confidence vote hand party another £2.4 million

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Boris Johnson Jacob King/PA/Getty Images 22 Tory donors signed a letter backing Boris Johnson before the vote of confidence he won 211-148.
    New figures show the donors or close family members gave £2.4 million in the first quarter of 2022.
    Nadine Dorries cited the letter as a reason why Tory MPs in marginal seats should support the PM.
    Half of the 22 donors who signed a letter backing Boris Johnson before the vote of confidence have given the party another £2.4 million, new figures suggest. Analysis of new data, released by the Electoral Commission, by the opposition Labour party shows...
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