Quotes about Boris Johnson

Johnson has long been feared for his temper and sense of grievance

Johnson has long been feared for his temper and sense of grievance. Indeed, when I was researching my book Just Boris: A Tale of Blond Ambition, the wife of one of his Bullingdon Club cohorts at Oxford (a wealthy man in a powerful job) said her husband “would not speak about Boris even off the record as he is frightened of what he might do back. A lot of people are.” Several people warned me to be “careful” if I criticised him.

23 June 2019 – Sonia Purnell, Johnson’s biographer and his former deputy in the Daily Telegraph’s Brussels bureau