Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds rent out their £1.2million south London townhouse

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds rent out their £1.2million south London townhouse to raise cash after Downing Street refurbishment row Prime Minister reportedly took out buy-to-let mortgage on Camberwell home  He had purchased the three-storey, redbrick house for £1.2million in July 2019 It is estimated renting the house could earn Mr Johnson up to £4,000 a … Read more

Minister REFUSES to say Boris Johnson would quit over code breach

A senior minister today refused to say that Boris Johnson will quit if he is found to have broken conduct rules over his lavish flat makeover – despite the Scottish Tory leader insisting he would have to go. James Cleverly dodged questions, suggesting that the ministerial code was merely there for the ‘guidance of the PM’ … Read more

Boris Johnson should RESIGN if he broke ministerial code over flat revamp, Scottish Tory leader says

Boris Johnson should RESIGN if it is ruled he broke ministerial code over Downing Street flat revamp, Scottish Tory leader says Scottish Tory leader says ‘of course’ PM should quit if he broke ministerial code Several probes are under way into the tangled financing of flat refurbishment  The remarks made by Douglas Ross are likely … Read more

Tory donor: Why should I have to pay for Boris’s baby’s a*** to be wiped?’

Why should I have to pay for Boris’s baby’s a*** to be wiped?’ How a Tory donor reacted after being asked to help the PM cover the cost of his childcare, according to a senior Government source Boris Johnson’s financial arrangements are under increasing scrutiny  It is claimed donors were asked to pay for a … Read more

Boris Johnson’s top aide Dan Rosenfeld ‘is on the brink of leaving Downing Street’

Boris Johnson’s top aide Dan Rosenfeld ‘is on the brink of leaving Downing Street’ after just four months Dan Rosenfeld has been the subject of hostile briefings from inside Number 10 He has been accused of being obsessed with paperwork and not politics  Within weeks of starting, it is claimed a ‘Sack Dan’ campaign was … Read more

Inquiry into No10 flat funding could become biggest investigation since ‘Cash for Honours’ scandal 

The inquiry by the Electoral Commission into the funding of Boris Johnson’s Downing Street makeover has the potential to become the biggest investigation directly affecting No 10 since the New Labour ‘Cash for Honours’ scandal. While the MPs’ expenses scandal involved senior ministers, No 10 was not directly implicated, and only a handful of backbench MPs … Read more

Inquiry into No10 flat funding could become biggest investigation since ‘Cash for Honours’ scandal 

The inquiry by the Electoral Commission into the funding of Boris Johnson’s Downing Street makeover has the potential to become the biggest investigation directly affecting No 10 since the New Labour ‘Cash for Honours’ scandal. While the MPs’ expenses scandal involved senior ministers, No 10 was not directly implicated, and only a handful of backbench MPs … Read more

Rishi Sunak redecorated his Downing Street flat ‘entirely at his own expense’, Treasury reveals

Rishi Sunak redecorated his grace-and-favour Downing Street flat ‘entirely at his own expense’, Treasury reveals Rishi Sunak redecorated his Downing St flat last year ‘entirely’ at own expense The Chancellor, his wife Akshata and two daughters live in the flat above No.10 Comes as storm continues to rage over Boris Johnson’s costly refurbishment  By By … Read more

Sleaze inquiry into Boris Johnson’s £15,000 Mustique holiday is still ongoing

A sleaze inquiry into Boris Johnson’s trip to Mustique is still ongoing some 16 months after the Prime Minister’s lavish Caribbean holiday. Downing Street yesterday said Mr Johnson had made all relevant declarations after the ten-day luxury villa break, which was worth £15,000. But senior Tories are braced for fresh criticism of Mr Johnson over … Read more

Ex-civil service chief lashes Boris Johnson over £58,000 Downing St flat renovation

A former civil service head today lashed Boris Johnson over a lavish £60,000 refurbishment of his Downing Street flat – amid warnings he could face a ‘serious sanction’ for failing to register a loan. Lord O’Donnell said transparency over the murky arrangements was ‘very late’, warning that PMs need to ‘set an example’ and ‘obey … Read more