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UK leader denies breaking lobbying rules with texts to Dyson

27 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

LONDON - The British government said Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson did nothing wrong when he exchanged text messages with a wealthy industrialist and promised he would “fix” the tax rules for him.
The BBC reported that it had seen messages between Johnson and James Dyson, the vacuum cleaner inventor and home products magnate. The texts were sent in March 2020, when the coronavirus was sweeping across Britain and the government, fearing the health service would be overwhelmed, was trying to secure more ventilators.
It approached the Singapore-based Dyson, who sought assurances...
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UK leader denies breaking lobbying rules with texts to Dyson

27 days ago   |   By ABC News

The British government insists Prime Minister Boris Johnson did nothing wrong when he promised to would “fix” the tax rules for a wealthy industrialist
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Boris Johnson in lobbying scandal as leaked texts reveal he promised to 'fix' tax issue for James Dyson

Boris Johnson in lobbying scandal as leaked texts reveal he promised to 'fix' tax issue for James Dyson

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Prime Minister Boris Johnson personally texted a billionaire entrepreneur to assure him that he would "fix" a tax issue for his company, as the ongoing lobbying scandal reaches the heart of the UK government.
Text messages obtained by BBC News show Johnson telling James Dyson that his employees in Singapore would not be forced to pay extra tax if they moved to the UK to make medical ventilators during the coronavirus pandemic.
The PM - Dyson texts pic.twitter.com/NEXl1VCIK3 - Laura Kuenssberg April 21, 2021
Dyson, whose firm is now based in Singapore, told the prime...
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