Boris Johnson’s Gulf envoy ‘offered six-figure role by lobbying firm with interests in region’

Boris Johnson’s close aide and Gulf envoy Lord Udny-Lister ‘discussed six-figure second job with lobbying firm with clients in the region’

Lord Udny-Lister had discussions with Finsbury Glover Hering, it was reportedHe was made PM’s ‘special envoy for the Gulf and special projects’ in February He declined Finsbury Glover Hering role after being approached by the Times Company said his role would not have involved Middle Eastern clients

Boris Johnson‘s Gulf envoy held talks over taking a six-figure second job with a lobbying firm with interests in the volatile region.

Lord Udny-Lister, a long-serving close aide to the Prime Minister, had discussions with Finsbury Glover Hering over combining his governmental role with a private one.

He was made the PM’s ‘special envoy for the Gulf and special projects’ in February, with a remit to strengthen UK links with the oil-rich region.

He rejected the offer from Finsbury last night after being approached by the Times, the newspaper reported today.

It reported the firm as saying Lord Udny-Lister’s role would not have involved Middle Eastern clients.

Lord Udny-Lister, a long-serving close aide to the Prime Minister, had discussions with Finsbury Glover Hering over combining his governmental role with a private one.

He was made the PM's 'special envoy for the Gulf and special projects' in February, with a remit to strengthen UK links with the oil-rich region.

He was made the PM’s ‘special envoy for the Gulf and special projects’ in February, with a remit to strengthen UK links with the oil-rich region.

He rejected the offer from Finsbury last night after being approached by the Times, the newspaper reported today .

He rejected the offer from Finsbury last night after being approached by the Times, the newspaper reported today .

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