Boris Johnson latest news: PM is ‘fine’ after operation as No. 10 admits to ‘Carrigette’ request

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Downing Street confirmed that Boris Johnson’s team members intervened after a story about his wife Carrie was published in the Times, but denied that the Prime Minister himself had called the newspaper to complain.

A story appeared in the newspaper’s first editions on Saturday saying that when he was foreign minister, Johnson tried to secure Carey – with whom at the time he had a secret relationship – a £100,000 foreign office job. But the story disappeared from subsequent editions.

Meanwhile, Johnson was well enough to attend a Conservative Party fundraiser in London on Monday, just hours after undergoing sinus surgery.

No 10 had said earlier today that the prime minister was “fine” after the routine operation.

Outside the Conservative Party fundraiser, MPs and senior leaders were booed by protesters from the PCS union who demonstrated for better wages.

On Tuesday, Johnson is set to call for a “reasonable compromise” to protect rail passengers from the chaos of travel across the country, arguing that unions are “harming the people they claim to help”.

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Report says Johnson suggested two plum jobs for Carrie

Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with his aides in Downing Street about appointing his wife, Carey, two government jobs as a plum, woman It has been reported.

Sources told the newspaper that Johnson wanted a job as an environmentally friendly ambassador in the run-up to the World Climate Summit in Glasgow.

His other idea was to classify her as Director of Communications for the Earthshot Award for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The prime minister’s suggestions are said to have been overturned by his closest advisers, who warned that either position could undermine his wife’s standing as a private citizen.

On Monday, Downing Street confirmed that members of Johnson’s team had intervened after a story about Carrey was published in the timesHowever, he denied that the Prime Minister himself had contacted the newspaper to file a complaint.

The story, which appeared in the newspaper’s first editions on Saturday, said that while Johnson was foreign minister, he tried to secure Carey – with whom he was at the time in a secret relationship – a £100,000 foreign office job.

But the story disappeared from subsequent editions.

Sravasti DasguptaJun 21 2022 07:00

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ICYMI: Number 10 admits to pressuring The Times to drop the Carrie Johnson story

Downing Street confirmed that Boris Johnson’s team members intervened after a story about his wife Carrie was published in the Times, but denied that the Prime Minister himself had called the newspaper to complain.

Andrew Woodcock’s story:

Sravasti DasguptaJun 21 2022 06:47

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Nadine Doris booed outside the Conservative Party fundraising

Nadine Doris was booed outside a Conservative Party fundraiser in London on Monday.

PCS members gathered outside the Victoria and Albert Museum in London where a Conservative fundraising party was being held.

Sravasti DasguptaJun 21 2022 06:15

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Tory MPs booed the fundraising campaign

Prominent members of the Conservative Party were booed by protesters as they arrived for a fundraiser in London yesterday evening.

The fundraising event at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London was meant to attract Tory donors, and also saw a brief appearance by the prime minister after his sinus operation earlier on Monday.

Videos shared online showed PCS members gathered outside the venue and booed attendees for better pay.

Sravasti DasguptaJun 21 2022 06:05

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PM attends Tory fundraiser after sinus operation

ITV reported that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was well enough to make a brief appearance at a Conservative Party fundraiser on Monday after undergoing routine sinus surgery.

He was escorted to the party through a side entrance where questions hung in the air about the story of his wife Carrie’s disappearance times.

The fundraising event was also attended by senior members of his government while wooing Conservative party donors, according to the British newspaper The Guardian. daily Mail.

Earlier in the day, No 10 said Mr Johnson “was fine” after being put under general anesthesia for a routine operation on his sinuses.

Sravasti DasguptaJun 21 2022 05:48

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Hospitals brace for disruptions caused by rail strike

Paramedics prepare to deal with the major disruption caused by the rail strike as the NHS reassured patients it was “still open” for services.

Patients have been asked to plan appointments in advance, as there are likely to be significant delays in arriving at hospitals and GP surgeries.

Officials said hospitals have made arrangements to ensure staff are present on site, including setting up parking and ride services and taxi-sharing facilities.

The sick funds urged patients to call if they were unable to come to their appointment due to the strikes.

Sravasti DasguptaJun 21 2022 05:14

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Amid rail chaos, PM calls for reasonable settlement

Boris Johnson is set to call for a “reasonable compromise” to protect rail passengers from the travel chaos across the country.

The prime minister is expected to argue ahead of Tuesday’s cabinet meeting that unions are “harming the people they claim to be helping” by pressing ahead with the biggest outbreak of industrial strike on rail for a generation.

The move comes after last-minute talks to resolve a bitter dispute over salaries, jobs and conditions failed to resolve.

Sravasti DasguptaJun 21 2022 04:43

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Unions and ministers in a blame game as commuters suffer worst rail strike since 1980

Rail unions have accused the government of “blocking” a solution to a dispute that will see flights disrupted by millions of passengers from Tuesday in the biggest strikes to hit the network since the 1980s.

The RMT union withdrew recent talks with employers on Monday, blaming ministers for preventing Network Rail and train operators from freely negotiating wages, jobs and conditions.

But Grant Shapps’ Department for Transport dismissed the claim as “completely untrue”, insisting that the £2 billion shortfall in national grid resources that RMT had attributed to government cuts was in fact the result of lower passenger numbers after Covid.

Joe MiddletonJun 21 2022 03:50

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What do Gareth Southgate and Keir Starmer have in common? Too many, actually

Football fans in England say they want to win matches and Labor supporters say they want to win seats, but are asking Mary Lou ContiDo they really want it at any cost?

Joe MiddletonJun 21 2022 01:50

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Chancellor of the Exchequer Simon Clarke has challenged the salaries of railway employees to 28,000 pounds a year

Chancellor of the Exchequer Simon Clarke has challenged the salaries of railway employees to 28,000 pounds a year

Joe MiddletonJun 21 2022 00:50

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