30 Sep 2019

How do voters view claims about Johnson’s personal conduct?

Much of the conversation in the conference cafes and bars has been the claim by a female journalist that Boris Johnson groped her thigh 20 years ago, a claim denied by Downing Street.

This followed a separate investigation into allegations that Mr Johnson didn’t declare his friendship with businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri, who was given public grants and access to trade missions while he was London Mayor.

Cabinet members were today defending him, but how might these issues play out with voters? Our Political Correspondent Liz Bates has been asking people what they think.