Boris Johnson's Brexit bus 'lie' court appeal delayed - because judge is Ed Miliband's wife

Boris Johnson’s appeal against a court summons over claims he lied during the EU referendum has been delayed – because the judge is Doncaster MP Ed Miliband’s wife.

Thursday, 6th June 2019, 2:05 pm
Updated Monday, 10th June 2019, 3:57 pm

According to national newspaper reports, Justine Thornton QC – the wife of the Doncaster North MP – has had to recuse herself from presiding over the case due to her political connection.

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The case centres on the slogan on the side of a bus which said that leaving the EU would save the UK £350 million a week which could be used to fund the NHS.