Boris Johnson has been accused of a ‘slur’ on the British people for suggesting they aren’t interested in his behaviour. Former MP Tony Wright, who chaired the Public Administration Committee in 2001, said the PM’s suggestion that the public aren’t interested in stories about standards in public life was “distressing.” He told the BBC: “What distresses me at the moment is that when the Prime Minister is asked about these things, he basically says 'oh well, the British people aren't interested in these sorts of things.' “I think that is a slur on the British people.
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