Quotes about Boris Johnson

He once described being foreign secretary to me as like being enclosed in a steel condom 

He once described being foreign secretary to me as like being enclosed in a steel condom. I found it odd because I hadn't asked him. I think he meant the amount of attention he had from civil servants to make sure he didn't say anything. Imprisoned in a steel condom is what he said.

I've never heard that as a phrase... it would certainly affect performance, but this is not my area of expertise as I think you’ve already covered.

8 August 2022 – Lady Ruth Davidson, Baroness Davidson of Lundin Links, member of the House of Lords, former leader of the Scottish Conservative Party