Tory MP Tom Tugendhat says Boris Johnson should stop telling jokes

Tom Tugendhat, the Tory MP for Tonbridge, has warned that Boris Johnson’s jokes “risked muddying the image of the UK in the eyes of other countries.” He says humour can get lost in translation and says the country “can’t afford” … Continue reading Tory MP Tom Tugendhat says Boris Johnson should stop telling jokes

Boris Johnson joins the frontbenchers who are calling for May to scrap the cap on public-sector pay

Boris Johnson has joined other ministers who have become more vocal in the last week about austerity, and called on Theresa May to ease the burden on the public sector. “The foreign secretary supports the idea of public-sector workers getting … Continue reading Boris Johnson joins the frontbenchers who are calling for May to scrap the cap on public-sector pay

“Bumbling Boris” dodges Caroline Lucas’s question about arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Caroline Lucas, co-Leader of the Green Party and MP for Brighton Pavillion, proudly tweeted that “bumbling Boris” was “a little defensive” after she asked him whether he is proud that the UK sells weapons to Saudi Arabia. Johnson replied instead … Continue reading “Bumbling Boris” dodges Caroline Lucas’s question about arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Vote Leave director said many Leave MPs are “completely deranged” and said Boris wasn’t wanted on the campaign

Dominic Cummings, campaign director for Vote Leave, has said the politicians who worked alongside him were “particularly unbalanced”, and singles out Boris Johnson as one politician that many Leave campaigners felt “shouldn’t be encouraged to join the campaign” and then … Continue reading Vote Leave director said many Leave MPs are “completely deranged” and said Boris wasn’t wanted on the campaign

Boris Johnson “blunders” his way through “painful” interview with Eddie Mair

Boris Johnson, on a Radio 4 interview with Eddie Mair, “faced embarrassment … through a probing that had echoes of the Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott interview fails”, the Huffpost says. He didn’t know how to answer a question about … Continue reading Boris Johnson “blunders” his way through “painful” interview with Eddie Mair

Alan Duncan says Boris Johnson’s Brexit views are “knuckle-headed lunacy” and tells him to stop playing games

The Telegraph writes that Alan Duncan, Boris Johnson’s deputy, has told him to “stop playing games”. Sir Alan Duncan, a Foreign Office minister, said he believes that getting a deal on Brexit will be “fraught with difficulty” and suggested that … Continue reading Alan Duncan says Boris Johnson’s Brexit views are “knuckle-headed lunacy” and tells him to stop playing games