Boris Johnson nominated his father to be decorated before resigning

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Boris Johnson nominated his father to be decorated before resigning

Former Conservative British Prime Minister Boris Johnson included ; his father, Stanley, was among the list of names he proposed when he resigned from office. He was released from office to receive a decoration It was not real, as local media revealed this Monday.

The newspaper The Times indicates that the former conservative leader, who quit forced to power in September 2022 by various scandals, he nominated Among those candidates was his own father for the title of “knight “, something that Johnson's spokesman has not officially confirmed. Whoever was the chief executive of this country had also proposed his brother Jo Johnson for him to receive another honorary degree.


The news has caused controversy in this country, among other things because Stanley Johnson -former MEP- was accused in 2021 by the Conservative deputy Caroline Nokes and by a journalist of having “groped” them in the framework of the annual congresses of the Conservative Party.

Specifically, Nokes, president of the parliamentary committee for Women and Equalities, stated that she was not interested. that Stanley Johnson had given her a “slap on the butt” and had made “vulgar comments” about her during a conference held by the formation in 2003, something that the father of the ex-prime minister affirmed “don't remember.”

In the UK, when a Prime Minister resigns from his post, he draws up a list asking the current monarch to grant honorary titles to a number of people of your choice.