JLA in the Press

Boris Johnson set to give £30,000 after-dinner speeches to raise funds ahead of divorce
Posted on October 13, 2018

The former foreign secretary has joined JLA agency, also home to tennis player John McEnroe and TV chef Nigella Lawson

BORIS Johnson has signed to up give after-dinner speeches at £30,000-a-time as he looks to raise cash for his divorce.

The former foreign secretary recently announced plans for what could be a costly divorce from his wife of 25 years, Marina Wheeler.

The Daily Mail reports Mr Johnson has joined JLA, an agency which manages celebrity speakers on he after-dinner circuit.

Other star names on the firm’s books include tennis player John McEnroe, TV chef Nigella Lawson and fellow politicians William Hague and John Prescott.

The company’s website states Mr Johnson ‘is regarded as one of the most captivating political speakers of his generation, with a famously entertaining style of delivery’.

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