Boris Jonhson has been caught in a whirlwind of sleaze allegations, from questions about who paid for the redecoration of his Downing Street flat, or for his holiday in Mustique, and accusations that the Conservative Party funneled PPE contracts to cronies of theirs. Political sleaze is not a new phenomenon, from cash-for-questions under John Major to the expenses scandal under Gordon Brown, sleaze has been a part of our political landscape for a long time.But how do these allegations stack against the UK's long history of political sleaze? And, how bad is it really for the prime minister?
Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting