Boris Johnson to receive £18k golden goodbye and an annual £115k allowance

Boris Johnson’s time in office has come to an end, with Liz Truss taking on the top job after winning the race against Rishi Sunak to lead the Conservative party.But Mr Johsnon will be granted one last reward, in the form of an £18,860 severance pay, otherwise known as a golden goodbye, or golden handshake.That means he’ll receive a quarter of his prime ministerial salary of £75,440 simply for stepping down.This figure is as well as an annual public duty costs allowance, which allows ex-PMs to claim staff, office, and other expenses of up to £115,000 a year.