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Kwarteng: Johnson could survive Partygate grilling and lead Tories again

Ally says he would ‘never rule out’ former PM’s return as he prepares to face the privileges committee

Boris Johnson may emerge from a televised grilling next week over claims he misled parliament about Partygate unscathed and go on to lead the Conservative party again, a former cabinet minister has said.

Kwasi Kwarteng, who was made business secretary by Johnson before a short-lived stint as chancellor under Liz Truss – which ended after his notorious mini-budget – said he would “never rule out” a return by Johnson to frontline politics.

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