Boris Johnson to give evidence to Partygate inquiry next week

Boris Johnson will give public evidence about whether he misled MPs over Partygate on 22 March, the Privileges Committee has confirmed.

The former prime minister will be questioned by the cross-party committee from 14:00 GMT in a televised session. In an initial report published earlier this month it said Mr Johnson may have misled Parliament multiple times.

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But Mr Johnson has rejected this and said he believes the process will “vindicate” him.

Source: BBC

In other  news – Pensions to get a boost as tax-free limit to rise

The total amount that workers can accumulate in their pension savings before paying extra tax is expected to be increased in Wednesday’s Budget. The final figure has not been confirmed, but people are expected to be able to save up to £1.8m over a lifetime, up from £1.07m currently.


The policy aims to stop people – particularly doctors – from reducing hours or retiring early owing to tax. Critics say the move will only benefit a small fraction of the workforce. Learn more

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