Boris Johnson found to have committed ‘repeated contempts’ of UK parliament
Attacking the committee’s findings, the former Prime Minister said: “This is rubbish. It is a lie.”
Boris Johnson committed “repeated contempts” of Parliament by deliberately misleading MPs with his partygate denials before being complicit in a campaign of abuse and intimidation, a cross-party investigation has found.
The Privileges Committee recommended a 90-day suspension which would have paved the way for a by-election for the former prime minister if he had not quit the Commons in anticipation.
Though his resignation means he will escape that punishment, the committee recommended that he should ...