The British opposition has reacted angrily to reports of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s trip during the Glasgow climate summit. One newspaper revealed that Johnson took a private jet from Glasgow to London to dine at a gentlemen’s club. “Appalling hypocrisy,” said Labor MP Annelise Dodds.
from daily mirror It published pictures of Johnson leaving the exclusive Garrick Club in London on Tuesday night. There, the conservative Prime Minister reportedly attended a dinner for former reporters from Daily Telegraph, Former employer. Johnson could catch the train after his last press moment in Glasgow, even though the trip would have taken about 4.5 hours.
Dodds talks about the shame about the trip. You find it incomprehensible that Johnson first warned world leaders of a climate catastrophe, and then departed by private jet. “It appears that when taking action to address the climate crisis, there are different rules for conservatives than the rest of the world.”
Johnson’s government believes the criticism has been exaggerated. A spokesman said it was important for the Prime Minister to have the opportunity to travel around the country. “All decisions about travel are based on safety and time pressure.” Johnson could also travel several hundred kilometers in a particularly economical plane. “More sustainable jet fuel has also been used.”