Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said Boris Johnson is trying to undermine Westminster’s sleaze watchdogs because of his own run-ins with the standards system.
Sir Keir said the Prime Minister was unable to clean up Westminster because he is “up to his neck in this”.
“Instead of upholding standards, he ordered his MPs to protect his mate and rip up the whole system – that is corrupt, it is contemptible and it’s not a one-off,” he said.
“Boris Johnson is the Prime Minister who is leading his troops through the sewer – he’s up to his neck in this,” he added.
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