Boris Johnson Reshuffles UK Cabinet

Updated: September 15th, 2021 09:05 PM IST

It will come as no surprise that Boris Johnson has backed Priti Patel over allegations she met two airline executives & a billionaire Tory donor to discuss Covid-19 travel rules without Home Office officials present – a third breach of ministerial code

Boris Johnson Reshuffles UK Cabinet

The prime minister insisted that the home secretary did nothing wrong after it was claimed she met two airline executives and a billionaire Tory donor to discuss Covid-19 travel rules without Home Office officials present.

He played down speculation that she will be sacked or demoted in his looming reshuffle as he praised her for doing an “excellent job” and said she would “continue to do so”. Sidestepping questions over whether he will soon change his top team, Johnson said: “I think people in this country are focused on bouncing through from Covid and the plan for jobs.”

Top Tweets About The Story

Top World Stories