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Boris Johnson has raked in £2.6m in earnings, donations and gifts in past year

Former PM has accepted record donation and outside earnings total £1.3m in past 12 months

Adam Forrest
Political Correspondent
Sunday 15 January 2023 19:57 GMT
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Boris Johnson has raked in more than £2.6m in earnings, donations and benefits in kind in the past year, according to analysis by The Independent.

The former prime minister is under renewed pressure over his finances after it emerged that he accepted a record £1m loan from a Brexiteer business and enjoyed an £800,000 line of credit while he was at No 10.

The latest reports say Mr Johnson and his family made free use of the Dominican Republic villa owned by his cousin Sam Blyth, who acted as a guarantor for the credit facility.

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