LONDON – Opposition lawmakers in Britain asked Parliament’s standards watchdog on Thursday to investigate who paid for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to take a luxury post-election holiday in the Caribbean.
In the Register of Members’ Interests, where lawmakers are required to disclose donations and outside earnings, Johnson claimed the couple’s accommodation, valued at 15,000 pounds ($20,000), was donated by British businessman David Ross.
Ross later clarified in a statement that he “facilitated accommodation for Mr.
“The code of conduct requires members to provide the name of the person or organization that actually funded a donation,” Trickett said. “Transparency is crucial to ensuring that the public have confidence that elected members of this House have not been unduly influenced by any donations or gifts that they may receive.
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