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Boris Johnson earns £1million in six weeks... as taxpayers foot huge bill for Partygate legal fees

Publishers HarperCollins announced earlier this month they had acquired the rights to the book

Gavin Cordon,Christopher McKeon
Friday 27 January 2023 07:39 GMT
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Boris Johnson has earned more than £1million in six weeks, including picking up an advance of more than £500,000 for his forthcoming memoir.

The former prime minister’s latest entry in the Register of Members’ Interests says that he “received £510,000 as an advance on an upcoming book yet to be published” on January 6 - even though he has so far done just 10 hours work on it.

It follows the announcement by publishers HarperCollins earlier this month that they had acquired the rights to what was described as a prime ministerial memoir “like no other”.

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