Boris Johnson is reportedly intending to resign subsequent spring because he thinks his salary is too low, Tory MPs have claimed.
The prime minister has allegedly complained to his colleagues that he can’t dwell on his annual salary of £150,402 and earned extra earlier than he took up the highest job in July final 12 months.
Shortly earlier than turning into PM, Johnson earned £23,000 a month for his newspaper column in The Telegraph, on prime of speeches and appearances for which he raked in tons of of hundreds of kilos.
In one month alone, he reportedly obtained £160,000 in one month for 2 speeches, in accordance to the Mirror.
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But Whitehall sources advised the paper the PM needs to wait one other six months earlier than handing in his resignation, so he can get Brexit achieved and see the UK by means of the worst of the pandemic.
One MP stated Johnson was involved about elevating his six kids and sending his youngest son, Wilfred, to Eton, which prices £42,500 a 12 months.
‘Boris has at least six children, some young enough to need financial help,’ the MP reportedly stated.
‘And he had to pay ex-wife Marina Wheeler a shedload as part of their divorce deal.’
Another MP known as Johnson, who had lengthy pursued his dream of turning into prime minister, a ‘typical adulterer’ who was ‘more interested in the chase than the prize’.
No 10 denied the claims to Metro.co.uk however declined to remark additional.
Government officers and former prime ministers could make an awesome sum of money by giving speeches and making appearances at engagements.
MPs consider Johnson is envious of his predecessors, with Theresa May incomes greater than £1 million on the lecture circuit since resigning final 12 months.
David Cameron will get £120,000 per speech and Tony Blair is presently value round £22 million due to consultancy work and giving lectures.
It comes after Jennifer Acuri yesterday admitted to having an affair with Johnson whereas he was mayor of London.
The businesswoman made the admission following accusations final 12 months that Johnson gave her beneficial remedy as mayor.
The PM averted a legal investigation after the police watchdog discovered no proof he influenced hundreds of kilos of public cash awarded to Ms Acuri.
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