Boris Johnson’s new ‘cost of living tsar’ said he lacks intelligence and called for him to quit

‘Never confuse an expensive education with intelligence or integrity. I don’t think Boris is particularly blessed with either’

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Boris Johnson’s new “cost of living tsar” called for him to quit No 10 over Partygate and suggested he lacks intelligence, it has emerged.

David Buttress, a former head of the Just Eat online food delivery service, has been asked to develop new business-led ideas to help people struggling with falling living standards.

He was described as boasting a “wealth of experience” and ready to bring the “vigour and ingenuity of business” to the role, working with the Cabinet Office.

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