Cash for access probe demanded over Boris Johnson's 'cosy texts' with Tory donor | ITV News

by 24britishtvJan. 8, 2022, 7 a.m. 17
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A fresh investigation into "cosy text messages" between Boris Johnson and a Tory donor is needed to probe "whether rich people can pay to get access" to ministers, Labour has said. The prime minister is once again in hot water over the renovation of his Downing Street flat, which was initially funded by Lord Brownlow after Mr Johnson gave his apparent support for a “great exhibition” backed by the Tory peer. WhatsApp messages released on Thursday showed the prime minister discussed the proposal with Lord Brownlow at the same time as requesting his help with the £112,000 revamp of his official residence. Read more: https://bit.ly/3G8Egei • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ Follow ITV News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itvnews Follow ITV News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itvnews/

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