“I feel very comfortable about the Prime Minister’s integrity.”

Paul Scully, BBC Breakfast

December 10, 2021

Facts

When asked, “would you accept there are question marks” over the PM’s integrity, Paul Scully told television viewers: “I feel very comfortable about the Prime Minister’s integrity.” Scully made his remark at the end of a week of awkward allegations about Downing Street and Whitehall social gatherings. 

Verdict

As this website documents in painstaking detail, Boris Johnson is a habitual fabricator, liar and cheat. But Small Business Minister Paul Scully was not lying. It would be impertinent to challenge the honesty of his personal statement that “I feel very comfortable about the Prime Minister’s integrity.” 

We made repeated attempts to contact Mr Scully to give him a chance to challenge this verdict. He did not respond.

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