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Boris Johnson unable to say how much care home workers earn

Boris Johnson floundered under questioning from MPs today as he was unable to say how much a care worker earned.

The prime minister, who famously earned thousands of pounds an hour writing a newspaper column, was asked by Labour’s deputy leader Angela Rayner if he knew what workers were paid.

“The prime minister once earned £2,300 an hour,” he said. “So can the prime minister tell us what is the average hourly rate of a care worker in this country?”

Mr Johnson failed to respond directly to the question and instead asked why Sir Keir Starmer, the Labour leader, was not in the chamber.

Read more here: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/boris-johnson-care-home-workers-earnings-uk-pmqs-b451729.html

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