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Mark Drakeford has been reconfirmed as first minister of Wales, at the first meeting of the Senedd since last week’s election, the BBC reports.
Earlier David Allen Green, the lawyer and FT legal commentator, posted a thread on Twitter about county court judgments (CCJs) and the story about the PM’s debt. He says that, to get the judgment set aside, Johnson will have to show that he did not owe the money and that he acted promptly. This may be difficult given that the CCJ was issued in October, Allen says. The thread starts here.
CCJs and the PM
– an explanatory thread
Note the No 10 spokesperson quote implies that the claim *was* properly served – it was just not dealt with in time
So: Johnson’s disorganisation is the likely explanation for the CCJ