Boris Johnson’s resignation honours list expected to be revealed today with his dad Stanley ‘blocked from knighthood’

AUSTIN, TEXAS - MAY 23: Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks on during a tour after a meeting with Gov. Greg Abbott at the Texas State Capitol on May 23, 2023 in Austin, Texas. Gov. Abbott met with Johnson to discuss economic development. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

BORIS Johnson’s resignation honours list is finally set to be revealed today following months of wrangling.

Rishi Sunak is expected to approve a slate of peerages and knighthoods dished out by his predecessor despite pressure to block them.

Boris Johnson’s honour’s list is expected to be revealed today

It was believed Mr Johnson wanted to award gongs to his closest political allies – including his own father Stanley.

Tory MPs Nadine Dorries, Alistair Jack, Nigel Adams and Sir Alok Sharma were also in line for seats in the House of Lords.

But the final list could look wildly different so Mr Sunak can avoid having to face challenging by-elections as Ms Dorries and Sir Alok were prepared toe stand down early to accept their peerages.

And the Times reports that Stanley – an environmental campaigner and one-time I’m A Celeb star – has been struck off by No10.

Mr Sunak had face calls to block Mr Johnson even getting a resignation honours list due to the nature of his departure.

The ex-PM quit amid a massive rebellion over Partygate and the Chris Pincher groping scandal.

He is still awaiting his fate from the Privileges Committee into whether he knowingly misled MPs about No10 lockdown parties.

And Mr Johnson caused a headache for the government last week after bypassing them and sending his material straight to the Covid inquiry.

But no PM has ever had a resignation honours list blocked and it is believed Downing St has waved through a 50-strong list.

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