25 Mar 2022

Boris Johnson backs calls for P&O boss to resign over sackings

Don’t talk to the press and don’t make public your payoff – the terms of a contract being offered by P&O to sacked ferry staff, obtained by Channel 4 News.

P&O’s boss today insisted the redundancies were forced by a “unique situation”.

But pressure on the chief executive mounted as the prime minister backed calls from the transport secretary for him to quit.