Boris Johnson will continue his post-chairman career by giving a speech at a Blockchain conference in Singapore next month.
The MP from Uxbridge and South Ruislip will be the keynote speaker at the symposium focusing on “advances” in technology that will enable the growth of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Mr. Johnson – who will attend the conference with former US Vice President Dick Cheney – will speak on December 2 at the five-star InterContinental hotel.
The former prime minister is “globally recognized” for his leadership on “technology and infrastructure,” according to organizer ParallelChain Lab.
It is unclear how much Mr Johnson could earn from the appearance, but a speech and “fire chat” with a group of US insurance brokers follows in October.
The former prime minister reportedly won around £ 131,000 for his appearance at the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers in Colorado Springs.
Labor asked Mr. Johnson to prove he followed the rules for former ministers, saying he had “questions to answer” about how to accept profitable gigs.
Mr. Johnson did not ask the Professional Appointments Advisory Committee (Acoba) before delivering his speech in Colorado, but the allies suggested it was not necessary to do so as it was a single case rather than a contract.
Mr. Johnson was briefly added to the Premium Speakers Agency website before his name disappeared, with allies claiming it was a mistake.
Questions were asked about how seriously Johnson’s government takes online security after it was reported that Ms. Truss’s personal phone had been hacked by Russian spies when she was foreign minister.
Lead security expert Professor Antony Glees said The independent Mr. Johnson had presided over “a culture of lax national security”, calling for a judicial investigation.
Mr. Johnson interrupted a vacation to the Dominican Republic to launch a failed offer to face Rishi Sunak in another race for Tory leadership, saying it was not the right time, despite saying there was “a lot of good chance” that he could have won.
Last month he set up a new private company to support his work as a former Prime Minister and will have up to £ 115,000 a year in public funding.
Boris Johnson Ltd’s office was incorporated into Companies House, with the ousted Tory leader listed under his full name of Alexander Boris De Pfeffel Johnson.
Labor leader Sir Keir Stamer has asked Liz Truss to refuse the allowance of up to £ 115,000 per year to which she will also be entitled as a former prime minister. “You should refuse. I think it is the right thing to do.
It turns out that Matt Hancock hasn’t asked Acoba for permission to join the reality series I’m a celebrity … Get me out of here.
Hancock’s spokesman said the rules are still respected, as they allowed “one-off broadcasts”. But Eric Pickles, president of the Tory watchdog, wrote to Mr. Hancock asking for an explanation, The independent comprehend.
A photo of Messrs. Johnson and Cheney appear on the International Symposium on Advances in Blockchain (SBA) conference website with a description of the conference as a “new dimension of interoperability that unites DeFi and CeFi.”
Blockchains record cryptocurrency transactions in encrypted digital records that reside on servers around the world, one of the key foundations of cryptocurrencies.