https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-st ... -1-5682332A private prosecution case is set to be lodged against the former foreign secretary who sensationally quit the cabinet after the prime minister revealed her Chequers plan.
Marcus J Ball has spent the past two years building the case against Johnson and even quit his job to spent more time gathering evidence.
The 28-year-old is now working with Lewis Power QC, of Church Court Chambers, to bring a charge of misconduct in public office. The specific accusation focuses on the claim that the UK sends £350m to the EU each week which Mr Ball disputes.
Article also in the Eastern Daily Press. http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/politics/bo ... -1-5682596
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"On Saturday 17th November, Boris Johnson MP was notified of private prosecutor Marcus J Ball’s intention to bring a private prosecution case against him. The case is in accordance with section 6(1) of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985, for the alleged offence of misconduct in public office."Criminal prosecution team notify Boris Johnson of impending action for the alleged offence of misconduct in public office.
https://medium.com/@MarcusJBall/crimina ... 526fbe4805
ETA. Similar articles appearing in several papers, including "Metro".......https://metro.co.uk/2018/11/22/boris-jo ... s-8167982/
https://medium.com/@MarcusJBall/boris-j ... a30457d7f2Boris Johnson ignores prosecutors’ request to reply within 28 days. Case will now go to court prior to January 28th 2019. (press release)