17 Sep 2017

Boris Johnson article continues to cause controversy

Health and Social Care Editor

The statistics watchdog criticises Boris Johnson for a “clear misuse” of official figures – after he repeated the claim that £350m a week could go to the NHS after Brexit. Mr Johnson’s aides say the complaint was only about the headline on his article – rather than his own words. The Foreign Secretary was a key figure in the Vote Leave camp – and his Telegraph article continues to reverberate through Westminster.