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PM to be investigated over Caribbean holiday
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PM to be investigated over Caribbean holiday

    Boris Johnson is to be investigated by Parliament’s sleaze watchdog over his £15,000 winter break to the Caribbean, according to reports. The Prime Minister and his partner Carrie Symonds accepted accommodation for a private break in St Vincent and the Grenadines as a post-election victory escape. But confusion reigned after Mr Johnson declared in the register of MPs’ interests that he had accepted “accommodation for a private holiday for my partner and me, value £15,000”, citing businessman David Ross as the provider. A spokesman for Mr Ross then denied that the co-founder of the Carphone Warehouse had stumped up any money. But the Conservative Party donor’s spokesman later clarified his stance, agreeing it was a benefit in kind to the PM and Ms Symonds during th...