Johnson does have case to answer over Jennifer Arcuri, says chair of standards panel

Johnson does have case to answer over Jennifer Arcuri, says chair of standards panel

The Guardian

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PM challenged over issue of potential undeclared personal interests when London mayor by ex-chair of City Hall standards panel

Boris Johnson does have a case to answer over failing to declare personal interests following allegations made by US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri, according to the chair of an independent standards panel that rebuked him when he was mayor for failing to declare an interest in the mother of one of his children.

In 2010 the City Hall panel recommended Johnson and his staff be given training in the importance of declaring personal interests after he failed to acknowledge his extramarital affair with Helen Macintyre, an unpaid adviser who it later emerged had given birth to his daughter in 2008.

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