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Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson Hon FRIBA  (born 19 June 1964) is a British politician, writer, and former journalist serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson was Member of Parliament for Henley from 2001 to 2008 and has been MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015. Ideologically, Johnson identifies as a one-nation conservative.
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Boris Johnson was 'bamboozled' by graphs and data during the Covid pandemic

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The Covid-19 Inquiry has heard that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was "bamboozled" by the graphs and data presented to him by scientists during the pandemic.

Diary entries by former chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance were shown to the inquiry on Monday as Sir Patrick described dealing with the former prime minister.

The inquiry heard how Mr Johnson sometimes struggled to retain scientific information, was “clutching at straws” and at one point queried whether Covid was spreading “because of the great libertarian nation we are”.

One entry from May 4 2020 read: "Late afternoon meeting with the PM on schools. My God, this is complicated. Models will not provide the answer.

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