Johnson row is biggest stitch-up since Bayeux, says ANDREW PIERCE

It’s the biggest stitch-up since the Bayeux Tapestry! ANDREW PIERCE explains how Boris Johnson was left fuming by civil servants who called the police over his diaries from the Covid pandemic – and warns the ex-PM ‘won’t let this go’

  • Andrew Pierce says the ex-PM is ‘absolutely spitting tacks’ and ‘won’t let this go’

Boris Johnson has hit out at ‘bizarre and unacceptable’ actions by the Cabinet Office after he was referred to police over claims of further Covid rule breaches.

The ex-prime minister has dismissed ‘incorrect allegations’ that he may have broken pandemic restrictions both at Downing Street and at his Chequers country retreat.

He is said to be ‘seriously considering’ legal action after senior officials passed on material from his ministerial diary to two police forces without first letting him know.

In the video below, ANDREW PIERCE takes an in-depth look at the fierce row that has erupted in Westminster between the former premier and the civil service ‘blob’.

He explains Mr Johnson is ‘absolutely spitting tacks’ and ‘won’t let this go’ while the ex-PM’s allies are fuming at the ‘biggest stitch-up since the Bayeux Tapestry’.

There are also questions for both Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Oliver Dowden, the Cabinet Office minister to answer, he says.

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