Boris Johnson to publish tell-all book about Brexit fight and his ousting from No10

Publisher HarperCollins has announced that Boris Johnson will release his new book
Publisher HarperCollins has announced that Boris Johnson will release his new book

Former prime minister Boris Johnson is set to publish his memoirs in a new book

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Publishing firm HarperCollins has announced that Boris Johnson will publish a new book about his time in office, including his Brexit battle and tackling the Covid pandemic.

Chief executive Arabella Pike: "This will be a Prime Ministerial memoir like no other.

"I look forward to working with Boris Johnson as he writes his account of his time in office during some of the most momentous events the United Kingdom has seen in recent times."

No date has yet been set for the release of the memoir which comes just months after Johnson was forced from office amid speculation he might return to politics.

The former journalist's time in office was punctuated by a series of scandals and the Covid pandemic, with any memoir also likely to detail his efforts as prime minister to “Get Brexit Done”.

Boris Johnson will publish a new book about his time in office
Boris Johnson will publish a new book about his time in office

In a post on Twitter, HarperCollins said: "We are pleased to share the news that HarperCollins Publishers has acquired former Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s memoir.

"@WmCollinsbooks – an imprint of HarperCollins UK – will publish the book. No publication date has been set."

Previous prime ministers have made considerable amounts of money through book deals.

Tony Blair has reportedly been paid “up to £5 million” in 2007 for his political memoir A Journey and David Cameron is thought to have earned £1.5 million for his memoir, For The Record.

The new memoir will be the latest book penned by Johnson, who has authored several books.

In 2014, he published ‘The Churchill Factor’, a biography of his hero and wartime leader Sir Winston Churchill.

As a backbench Conservative MP, he has also declared more than £1 million in speaking fees since leaving office in September.