Boris ‘sorry for not pub­lish­ing earn­ings’

Cyprus Today - - UK -

BRI­TAIN’S for­mer for­eign sec­re­tary Boris John­son was or­dered by par­lia­ment’s stan­dards watch­dog on Thurs­day to apol­o­gise for fail­ing to de­clare al­most £53,000 earn­ings on time. Most of the pay­ments that were de­clared late came from roy­al­ties from books he has writ­ten.

“I fully ac­cept that the de­lay was a breach of the House’s rules,” Mr John­son said. “I there­fore of­fer the House a full and un­re­served apol­ogy.” He added the nine pay­ments had now been de­clared.

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