PM U-turns as Number 10 announces leak inquiry into Sir James Dyson texts
Thursday, 22 April 2021 () Boris Johnson has performed a U-turn after Downing Street announced an internal inquiry into how private text messages between the prime minister and billionaire Sir James Dyson were leaked.
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer used Prime Minister’s Questions to repeatedly raise allegations levelled against the Prime Minister and his Cabinet colleagues.Sir Keir focused on reports that Mr Johnson promised entrepreneur Sir James Dyson, via text messages, he would “fix” an issue over the...
Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer called for Boris Johnson to "publish the details" of his contact with Sir James Dyson, as well as the refurbishment of his official Downing Street apartment, and the distribution of Covid contracts in a full inquiry. He added that what he described as an attempt by the Prime Minister to say there is "nothing to see" with regards his conduct was "contemptible." Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Dominic Cummings has lashed out at Boris Johnson and accused the Prime Minister of being responsible for a series of false allegations about him in the media.Mr Johnson’s former top adviser denied he was responsible for the leak of private texts in which he promised to “fix” a tax issue for the entrepreneur Sir James Dyson.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has declined to say why No 10 insiders suspected Dominic Cummings was behind leaks of his correspondence with Sir James Dyson regarding the procurement of ventilators at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. During a campaign visit to Hartlepool, the PM urged people to “remember the situation” at the height of the pandemic, saying “we had to scramble to get British manufacturing to make as many ventilators as we possibly could”. He also added that he was "mystified" as to why some people have "chosen to attack" his communications. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted there is nothing "sleazy" about his messages with Sir James Dyson as he prepares to publish the communications in an attempt to cool a lobbying row. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson has insisted there is nothing “sleazy” about his messages with Sir James Dyson as he prepared to publish the communications in an attempt to cool a lobbying row.The Prime Minister said the texts exchanged with the billionaire would be published later on Friday, as Downing Street declined to dismiss suggestions they had been leaked by former aide Dominic Cummings.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson with United States secretary of state Antony Blinken inside 10 Downing Street. As the two countries forge a fresh relationship following the departure of Donald Trump from the White House, Mr Blinken said on Monday that the US has “no closer ally, no closer partner” than the UK.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosted US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken at Downing Street on Tuesday evening, following the day's meetings between the foreign ministers of the G7 nations. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Matt Hancock refuses to answer questions related to Boris Johnson's flat refurbishment and behaviour, during the Downing Street press conference.The Health Secretary avoids questions from four journalists from different news outlets.
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A Royal Navy fishing patrol ship has returned to base after being scrambled to Jersey in response to the protest by French fishermen. HMS Severn and its sister ship HMS Tamar were deployed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson as 60 fishing vessels sailed to the port of St Helier in an escalation of the row over post-Brexit fishing rights. Although the demonstration was halted by Thursday afternoon and the fishing boats returned to France, the French navy also sent two of its ships to monitor the situation.
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Pro-independence parties won a majority in Scotland's parliament on Saturday, paving the way to a high-stakes political, legal and constitutional battle with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the future of the United Kingdom. Jayson Albano reports.
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said that it is “very important that the prime minister comes clean and discloses all of the contacts he's had." It comes after an internal inquiry into the leak of..