Lies, Falsehoods and Misrepresentations from Boris Johnson to Rishi Sunak

‎”No he [Boris Johnson] doesn’t” tell lies

Steve Barclay, Downing Street Chief of Staff, Sky News

Facts

Steve Barclay was asked by Kay Burley: “Does he [Johnson] tell lies. He replied “No he doesn’t.” Burley then said that “He’s been sacked twice for lying.” Burley replied: “You asked my opinion.”

Verdict

We accept that Downing Street chief of staff Steve Barclay was expressing his  opinion. He was nevertheless misleading Sky TV viewers. 

We emailed Steve Barclay’s office offering him the chance to respond. The email was received, but no reply. 

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