Inside Politics: No 10 ‘intent on cover up’ over flat refurb, says Labour

Labour says Boris Johnson should stop ‘lying’ and finally reveal how his furnishings were paid for, writes Adam Forrest

Wednesday 28 April 2021 08:16
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Boris Johnson during a visit to Moreton farm in Clwyd near Wrexham, north Wales, on Monday
Boris Johnson during a visit to Moreton farm in Clwyd near Wrexham, north Wales, on Monday
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n Italian MEP has claimed the “great and proud” UK has “humiliated” the EU over its vaccine rollout. Antonio Maria Rinaldi suggested the EU uses a “good London law firm” for its lawsuit against AstraZeneca, since the Brits tend to know best about these things. Boris Johnson might want to contact a good London law firm pretty soon. Things are not so great and proud at No 10 right now. The PM and his team are desperately scrambling to come up with an explanation for how all the new Downing Street wallpaper and furniture was paid for. It’s even possible Johnson could be suspended from the Commons, if he’s found to have broken the rules.

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