Geoffrey Cox pockets £6m for 10,000 hours' ​outside work - as Tories refuse to defend him

Geoffrey Cox pockets £6m for 10,000 hours' ​outside work - as Tories refuse to defend him

Geoffrey Cox pockets £6m for 10,000 hours’ ​outside work – as Tories refuse to defend him

The Sun says Top Tories have refused to defend two-jobs Geoffrey Cox as new analysis showed he has worked more than 10,000 hours outside Parliament.

Tallies by the Guardian and the Daily Mail suggest the barrister made between £5.5m and £6m from his private jobs since 2009.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak admitted the government “need to do better” after a failed bid to rip up the standards process for MPs last week.

The revelations added fuel to criticism of Boris Johnson for presiding over the botched move – which sparked a wave of sleaze rows.

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/geoffrey-cox-pockets-6m-10000-25435784


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