Sunday, 19 June 2022
Cash and Carrie
In 2018, the entire Lobby will have known that Boris Johnson, as Foreign Secretary and while still married to Marina Wheeler, had attempted to appoint his then lover, Carrie Symonds, as his Chief of Staff on a salary of at least £100,000.
It is now that they have chosen to mention it to the rest of us. And it is now that Johnson, who had hitherto taken such revelations entirely in his stride, has chosen to make a fuss about their decision to do so. The knives are out, and both sides are wielding them.