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Brexit: Boris Johnson £350m claim case thrown out by judges

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7th June, 2019 08:52:08 printer

Brexit: Boris Johnson £350m claim case thrown out by judges

The High Court has thrown out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson over claims he lied during the 2016 referendum campaign by saying the UK gave the EU £350m a week.

The Tory leadership candidate challenged a summons for him to attend court on three claims of misconduct in public office.

His lawyers said he denied acting improperly or dishonestly.

Campaigner Marcus Ball launched the private prosecution.

This happened after he crowdfunded more than £300,000 for the case.

Mr Johnson, a former Foreign Secretary, was handed a summons to attend Westminster Magistrates' Court on 29 May.


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