The Prime Minister and his girlfriend were pictured on a lavish ten-day trip to Mustique over the New Year in 2020, said to be worth £15,000.
He recorded the holiday in the register of MPs’ interests, saying the break was courtesy of Carphone Warehouse founder David Ross, who owns a holiday villa on the island.
Mr Ross’ spokesman initially denied he had paid for it, saying the Tory politician had made ‘a mistake’.
They then U-turned, saying Mr Ross had ‘facilitated’ the holiday in December 2019, MailOnline reports.
Kathryn Stone, the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, has approved Labour’s request to launch an inquiry.
She said today Mr Johnson will be investigated for a potential breach of the Commons code of conduct which states MPs must be ‘open and frank in drawing attention to any relevant interest’.
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