Nadine Dorries to pen 'murder on the Downing Street Express' about the downfall of Boris Johnson
The book, which has the working title 'The Political Assassination of Boris Johnson', is set to be published next year and take aim at those in the Party who encouraged Mr Johnson to resign. This is thought to include the current Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who was one of the first Cabinet Ministers to resign in the aftermath of the Chris Pincher scandal.Ms Dorries told the Evening Standard the book is a 'political whodunnit' as her agent Piers Blofeld added it will detail the inside story of the 'dramatic downfall' of the ex-PM.'Events lately have been stranger than fiction,' Dorries told the Standard.
It became one of the most talked about details of Boris Johnson’s time as PM, and now Jeremy Hunt has said that the infamous expensive gold wallpaper inside Number 10 is already peeling.
The £840-a-roll gold wallpaper he used to refurbish his flat last year raised plenty of eyebrows at the time.
But according to the Chancellor, Liz Truss had it painted over during her very short-lived stay inside Downing Street.
Steven Swinford, the Political Editor at the Times, relayed comments from Hunt during the Spectator Parliamentarian of the Year 2022 event on Twitter.
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Two teenage boys have been rushed to hospital after being stabbed at a Christmas market in an early morning knife attack. Emergency services rushed to the scene after the horror unfolded in front of commuters and shoppers on New Street, in Birmingham, at 8.30am today (Thurs). The victims, both 17, were rushed to hospital with serious injuries after being attacked outside the Odeon cinema where the city's Frankfurt Christmas Market is located. West Midlands Police has launched an investigation and cordoned off the area, which includes dozens of festive bars, stalls and food kiosks. A police spokesperson said: "We’re investigating after two teenagers were stabbed in Birmingham city centre this morning (17 November). "It happened outside the Odeon on New Street just before 8.30am. The young men, both 17, have been taken to hospital with serious injuries. "We’ve cordoned off the area and fast-track enquiries are ongoing to try and find those responsible. "We’d urge anyone with any information to contact us via Live Chat on our website or call 101. Please quote log number 671 of 17 November." A second area near the Bull Ring shopping centre was also cordoned off by officers as enquiries were carried out. Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas Market boasts of being the largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Germany or Austria. Now in its 22nd year, It attracts 5.5 million visitors a year and will be running until December 23.
“Jeremy Hunt reveals that Boris Johnson’s gold wallpaper was painted over by Liz Truss after it started to peel off,” he wrote.
“He tells Spectator awards: ‘I will be saying to my children scratch over there, there’s gold in them walls.’”
It's surprising that Truss found the time to do any decorating inside Downing Street, given she was in office for a grand total 45 days, and she spent most of that time proposing unfunded tax cuts.
The wallpaper became a big talking point during Johnson’s time in Number 10.
To make things worse, Westminster sources told The Daily Mail last year that specialist decorators have been recalled to the apartment to rehang the “hand-crafted” £840-a-roll gold furnishing, the work of Soane Britain interior decorator Lulu Lytle, who was spotted on site last October.
He faced questions over the source of funds for his Downing Street flat. Prime ministers receive an annual allowance of up to £30,000 a year to put towards maintaining their residency but there has been speculation that he spent £200,000 on the project.
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