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British newspaper: Court fine Johnson £ 535 for debt


British newspaper said that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was ruled by a court to pay £ 535 due to unpaid debt.


The court issued its ruling against the prime minister last October, but after more than six months, district court records show that the debt is still "not paid," according to the British newspaper "Express".


The situation is likely to be embarrassing for the government, as Johnson's address "10 Downing Street, London," is mentioned at his address at the Prime Minister's Residence.


It is not known what the outstanding debt is related to or to whom the money Johnson owes, but the ruling could have dire consequences for the Tory leader.


The government’s website says, “If you are convicted, do not ignore it - you may be sent back to court and forced to pay.” It adds, “Banks and lending companies use this information to decide whether to give you credit or loans.”

The prime minister's website did not respond to the newspaper's request for a response.


The disclosure came amid private complaints from the prime minister that he was fighting for money - according to the newspaper - and when he was a member of Parliament, Johnson is believed to have earned more than 350,000 pounds a year from his salary as a member of Parliament and columnist for the Daily Telegraph newspaper.


However, his total annual salary was halved to £ 150,000.


The court ruling was issued at the same time that Johnson was facing questions about the cost of renovating his apartment at the Prime Minister's Residence in "Downing Street".


Johnson is facing an election commission investigation into the factors surrounding Apartment No. 11 in Downing Street, which he now lives as Prime Minister, and where Johnson lives with his fiancée Carrie Symonds and their young son Wilfred.


It is believed that the redesign of the house was paid indirectly through a loan from a Conservative donor .. It is also said that the total costs of repairing and furnishing the Prime Minister’s Residence at Downing Street No. 11 have reached 200,000 pounds.


For his part, Johnson refused to comment on whether he had received the amount without paying it, and simply told members of Parliament last month, "I have personally paid for the renewal of the headquarters in Downing Street."

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