Boris Johnson's links to ex-model handed £126,000 of public money spark row

Boris Johnson faced questions last night over claims he failed to declare potential conflicts of interest over his links to an American businesswoman.

The PM was under pressure to reveal details about model-turned-tech entrepreneur Jennifer Arcuri who gained access to three trade missions he led while mayor of London.

Reports yesterday said that she was given £126,000 in public funds in the form of three separate grants.

One of these was from the organisation London &...
source: Daily Record

2019-09-23 08:59
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