Dominic Cummings has launched a new assault on Carrie Johnson, calling her a “crazy girlfriend” and proclaiming that the Key Minister asked him to come across her a Authorities job with “lots of overseas travel”.
Mr Cummings also alleged Mr Johnson made available him a peerage when he left Range 10, in an interview with The Spectator.
It is not the very first time the former Downing Road chief adviser has attacked Mr Johnson’s wife. In his latest string of promises, Mr Cummings stated Ms Johnson was driving the Primary Minister “crackers” – a phrase he has utilized prior to in reference to her.
His remarks have found him accused of sexism by Mr Johnson’s allies.
He accused Ms Johnson of wanting to “pull the strings” in Downing Street and said she went “completely crackers” around stories about the couple’s puppy misbehaving.
Mr Cummings is also considered to be behind a series of tales about Ms Johnson that have been leaked to the media, which includes on the charge of a lavish renovation of the Variety 11 Downing Road flat.
During a decide on committee listening to in Could, Mr Cummings consistently referred to Ms Johnson as “the PM’s girlfriend” when speaking ahead of MPs in spite of the actuality that Mr Johnson and his companion had been engaged because late 2019.
In his interview, the previous aide claimed that the Prime Minister had prompt Ms Johnson could tour the environment with the Duchess of Cambridge.
He claimed Mr Johnson said: “We’ve acquired to find her a task with a lot of foreign travel. Could we get the cupboard secretary to give her a work on Cop26, travelling spherical with Kate Middleton?”
Mr Cummings was compelled out of Downing Road in November final yr adhering to reports that he was leaking detrimental details about Ms Symonds to journalists.
And talking to the push immediately after he give up No 10, he issued a thinly veiled concept of animosity to her.
He claimed: “I’ve very little poor to say about Carrie, I want her well”. Wishing somebody effectively is a coded slight that was utilised by members of the Vote Go away marketing campaign, of which Mr Cummings was director, to refer to plotting versus enemies in private.
The ex-aide also claimed to The Spectator that the Primary Minister proposed he could be in line for a seat in the Dwelling of Lords when he left Downing Road past November and regarded himself as “the king”.
Had he taken a peerage, Mr Cummings would have been equipped to vote on rules and could even have been appointed as a minister.
It is alleged by the political strategist that Mr Johnson arrived to a identical arrangement with Lord Frost, a different of his advisers.
Lord Frost, who was an unelected specific adviser and Brexit negotiator, has been offered a peerage and the powers of a minister.
Downing Road has denied the allegations, with a Amount 10 source describing them as “risible, like considerably of Dom’s the latest output”.