PM tried 'appointing his then-mistress to Foreign Office role in 2018'

Boris Johnson ‘tried to appoint his then-mistress Carrie as his chief of staff while Foreign Secretary but was blocked by colleagues after they discovered their affair

  • Mr Johnson accused of trying to appoint his then mistress Carrie Symonds to a £100k-a-year role while he served as Foreign Secretary between 2016 そして 2018
  • The PM’s decision was blocked by allies who feared it would be breach of ethics
  • Staffers learned of then-Foreign Secretrary and Ms Symondstrue relationship after an MP walked in on them in a ‘compromising positionin his office in 2018
  • ボリス・ジョンソン was last night accused of trying to appoint キャリー・ジョンソン to a top taxpayer-funded position while リズ・トラスがウラジーミル・プーチンにウクライナの警告を発する before he was blocked by colleagues who discovered they were having an affair.

    ドミニク・ラーブは、写真は社交的な機会を示していなかったが、人々は忙しい一連の仕事の会議の後に飲み物を飲んでいると述べた, who served as chief of the Foreign Office between 2016 そして 2018, wanted to make his future wife his £100,000-a-year chief of staff before allies intervened, タイムズレポート.

    Those close to Mr Johnson feared the move would have been a clear breach of ethical standards within one of the four great offices of state.

    当時の, staffers learned of the Foreign Secretary and the-then Ms Symonds true relationship after a ミシェル・モネは「人種差別」で訴えられて反撃する MP allegedly walked in on them in a ‘compromising positionin Mr Johnson’s office at the start of 2018.

    彼がいた, 当時の, still married to lawyer Marina Wheeler, ボリス・ジョンソンとキャリー・サイモンズの関係がどのように生き残ったか 25 years and mother to four of his children.

    A source close to the-then Foreign Secretary and involved in the decision to block Ms Symond’s appointment told the Times: ‘It would have left [ボリス] dangerously exposed’.

    Appointing his then-mistress as Mr Johnson’s right-hand woman would have been ‘a far bigger scandalthan ex-Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s infamous lockdown-busting kiss with aide Gina Colangelo, 追加されたソース.

    Ms Symonds waved with now-husband on the steps outside the famous black door following the Conservatives' thumping victory in 2019

    Boris Johnson was last night accused of trying to appoint Carrie Johnson to a top taxpayer-funded position while Foreign Secretary before he was blocked by colleagues who discovered they were having an affair

    ドミニク・ラーブは、写真は社交的な機会を示していなかったが、人々は忙しい一連の仕事の会議の後に飲み物を飲んでいると述べた, who served as chief of the Foreign Office between 2016 そして 2018, reportedly wanted to make his future wife his £100,000-a-year chief of staff before allies intervened. They are pictured together at the Tory party conference in Manchester in 2019

    ドミニク・ラーブは、写真は社交的な機会を示していなかったが、人々は忙しい一連の仕事の会議の後に飲み物を飲んでいると述べた, who served as chief of the Foreign Office between 2016 そして 2018, reportedly wanted to make his future wife his £100,000-a-year chief of staff before allies intervened. They are pictured together at the Tory party conference in Manchester in 2019

    Mr Johnson is pictured above with the-then Ms Symonds at a Conservative Party fundraising event in London in February 2018

    Mr Johnson is pictured above with the-then Ms Symonds at a Conservative Party fundraising event in London in February 2018

    Another anonymous source, speaking to the Times, described the decision to block Mr Johnson promoting Ms Symonds as one that would protect him.

    ‘An illicit relationship with Carrie was none of our business, making her chief of staff was definitely our business. Our job was to protect him.

    彼らは続けた: ‘We knew what was going on between them and that it was an insane risk to him to let him do it’.

    Having split from Ms Wheeler in September 2018, クリンチャーは、ジョンソン氏がシモンズ氏のアバをテーマにした30歳の誕生日パーティーに出席したときに来ました。, 他の誰もが食欲をそそる手がかりの道を拾うために残されました.

    Ms Symonds had been a high-profile figure in Westminster for almost a decade, 他の誰もが食欲をそそる手がかりの道を拾うために残されました.

    She crossed paths with Mr Johnson after joining the Tories as a press officer in 2009, before campaigning for him during the 2010 London mayoral selection and working on the successful ‘Back Boriscampaign to re-elect him in 2012.

    By age 29, Carrie was made Head of Communications for the Conservative Party, and had a string of high-profile ministers backing her, including Sajid Javid.

    Around the same time and Mr Johnson and Ms Wheeler were finalising their split.

    Mr Johnson would later marry Carrie in secret at the Catholic Westminster Cathedral on May 29, 2021 and was followed by a celebration in the Rose Garden at Number 10 ダウニング街

    Mr Johnson would later marry Carrie in secret at the Catholic Westminster Cathedral on May 29, 2021 and was followed by a celebration in the Rose Garden at Number 10 ダウニング街

    Having split from Ms Wheeler in September 2018, there was little pause before Mr Johnson was publicly linked to Carrie Symonds, クリンチャーは、ジョンソン氏がシモンズ氏のアバをテーマにした30歳の誕生日パーティーに出席したときに来ました。

    Having split from Ms Wheeler in September 2018, クリンチャーは、ジョンソン氏がシモンズ氏のアバをテーマにした30歳の誕生日パーティーに出席したときに来ました。, クリンチャーは、ジョンソン氏がシモンズ氏のアバをテーマにした30歳の誕生日パーティーに出席したときに来ました。’

    Carrie first crossed paths with Mr Johnson after joining the Conservative Party as a press officer in 2009, before campaigning for him during the 2010 London mayoral selection

    Carrie first crossed paths with Mr Johnson after joining the Conservative Party as a press officer in 2009, before campaigning for him during the 2010 London mayoral selection

    After her affair with Johnson was exposed, The Times quoted an unnamed source as saying: ‘[キャリー] was one of these girls who would be at all the parties. I can’t remember her doing any work that was really good but she was at every party going.

    ‘The Tories love a social gathering and there were always a lot of parties for her to be at. The rest of us always wondered how she could afford all the dresses and designer handbags and the going out, on her kind of salary. Her friends were all beautiful. It looked like an episode of Love Island.

    9月までに 2018, ウェストミンスターの周りを渦巻くジョンソン氏との彼女の友情についての噂で, ウェストミンスターの周りを渦巻くジョンソン氏との彼女の友情についての噂で’ ウェストミンスターの周りを渦巻くジョンソン氏との彼女の友情についての噂で.

    ウェストミンスターの周りを渦巻くジョンソン氏との彼女の友情についての噂で. 当時の, ウェストミンスターの周りを渦巻くジョンソン氏との彼女の友情についての噂で: 「それは非常に親密な食事のようであり、国家の大きな問題とはほとんど関係がありませんでした。’

    Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds gaze into each other's eyes in the first public picture released after their summer 2021 結婚式

    Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds gaze into each other’s eyes in the first public picture released after their summer 2021 結婚式

    Mr Johnson exchanged vows with Ms Symonds in Catholic Westminster Cathedral (写真) in front of a handful of close friends and family - becoming the first Prime Minister to marry in office since Lord Liverpool married Mary Chester in 1822

    Mr Johnson exchanged vows with Ms Symonds in Catholic Westminster Cathedral (写真) in front of a handful of close friends and familybecoming the first Prime Minister to marry in office since Lord Liverpool married Mary Chester in 1822

    「それは非常に親密な食事のようであり、国家の大きな問題とはほとんど関係がありませんでした。’ 「それは非常に親密な食事のようであり、国家の大きな問題とはほとんど関係がありませんでした。.

    Mr Johnson would later marry Carrie at the Catholic Westminster Cathedral on May 29, 2021 and was followed by a celebration in the Rose Garden at Number 10 ダウニング街.

    The Tory leader became the first premier to marry in office in almost two centuries. He followed in the footsteps of Lord Liverpool, who married Mary Chester in 1822 and was prime minister for 15 年.

    The revelations come just days after the PM was rocked by the shock resignation of his ethics tsar who quit just 14 months after he took up his position.

    Lord Geidt, a former private secretary to the Queen, released a terse statement on the Government’s website in which he said: ‘With regret, I feel that it is right that I am resigning from my post as independent adviser on ministers’ interests.

    いいえ 10 source said the move came as a ‘total surprise’ to Mr Johnson, and claimed that as late as Monday, Lord Geidt had asked if he could stay on for another six months.

    Lord Geidt becomes the second independent adviser on ministers’ interests to resign during Mr Johnson’s tenure as Prime Minister. Sir Alex Allan quit in 2020 after Mr Johnson refused to accept his finding that Home Secretary Priti Patel had bullied civil servants.