Londra – Boris Johnson He ordered an independent investigation into the stress scandal in which his predecessor was implicated David Cameron. Acknowledging that there is “great interest in this case,” Downing Street announced this morning that there would be an investigation of the former prime minister. His successor, Johnson, says a spokesperson, wants to ensure that government processes are “fully transparent”.
The case relates to the collapse of Grensill Capital, a financial firm that Cameron served as an advisor, tasked with maintaining ties with the government. In this job, the former leader of the Conservatives sent phone messages and called the Treasury Secretary in various ways. Rishi Sonak And the other executives, trying to secure decisions in favor of Grensill, who went bankrupt. “I should have used more formal channels of communication,” Cameron admitted yesterday, “I was wrong about that.” But he insisted he had done nothing wrong.
Johnson appears to have ordered the investigation mainly to deny any impression that the government provided its services thanks to ties with Cameron. But the Conservative prime minister ordering an investigation into a former Conservative prime minister is still an exceptional fact of British politics and could have ramifications in the party, not least because Johnson and Cameron have been rivals since they were fellow Oxford students. Until then, both of them had aspired to become prime minister, but Boris thought he would get there first, if only for age reasons, and because he was two years older, and instead David arrived first. But then Johnson, who had been awaiting a role in Theresa May’s short tenure, ousted his colleague.
He will lead the investigation Nigel Boardman, And he’s a highly experienced former attorney from Slaughter and May. Announce to Financial times Anonymous Conservative MP: “This is Boris’ last revenge on David.” A conservative ex-minister agrees: “There’s nothing like pushing David under the bus to Boris.”