13 Feb 2020

Who paid for Boris Johnson’s luxury holiday?

Labour has called on the Parliamentary Standards watchdog to open an investigation into who financed Boris Johnson’s New Year holiday in the Caribbean.

The prime minister and his partner enjoyed a £15,000 stay in a luxury villa in Mustique – and declared in the register of members interests that it had been provided by Carphone Warehouse co-founder David Ross.

A spokesman for Mr Ross, a major donor to the Tory Party, later described it as a “benefit in kind”.