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Former Prime Minister Johnson receives €315,000 for a lecture in the US

The order came from the Council of Insurance Brokers. Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson earned €37,000 an hour doing it.

Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson He received the equivalent of about 315,000 euros for a speech in the United States in October. This is as a result of the publicly accessible register, in which British MPs must state their income, which was updated on Thursday.

Accordingly, Johnson received exactly the equivalent of 314,830 euros for a 30-minute speech and 45-minute debate before the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Travel and accommodation expenses are extra

British newspapers had already reported the highly paid speech in October, but at the time it was around 144,000 euros (150,000 US dollars) – less than half of what the former prime minister actually received.

Johnson noted in the log that he worked a total of 8.5 hours. This brings him an hourly wage of 37,000 euros. He and two members of his team were also paid for travel and accommodation. Johnson made the speech a month after stepping down as prime minister.

(APA)

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