Controversial trip by Boris Johnson on day of key vote cost £20,000
Former foreign secretary ‘failed constituents’ by missing Heathrow vote, say Labour
A trip by Boris Johnson to Afghanistan on the day of the government’s key vote on Heathrow expansion cost taxpayers more than £20,000, official figures have revealed.
In response to a freedom of information request from Scottish website The Ferret, the Foreign Office said the cost of flights and visas for the three members of staff who accompanied the then foreign secretary on his trip was £19,366.
Source: Guardian Transport