I pocketed the £350 million a week, Johnson admits

BORIS Johnson has admitted that all of the £350m a week he promised to the NHS when we left the EU has gone straight into his pocket. 

The prime minister is raising National Insurance to fund social care because he views the £350 million a week Brexit dividend as his to keep because he worked hardest for it.

He said: “Originally I totally wanted that money to go to the NHS, which I’m a massive fan of. But there’s been a lot of water under the bridge since 2016.

“The NHS is for everyone, even Remainers. Do they deserve this cash? After everything they did? I’m saying definitely not.

“Likewise all those MPs I had to kick out, the Labour party, the Supreme Court, Scotland, those backstabbing pricks Gove and Cummings and the rest. It would be a historic injustice if they were to benefit.

“So I’ve asked Rishi to put that £350 million into a special account, in my name, and after I’ve stepped down I’ll distribute it fairly to those who have earned it. And perhaps keep a little for myself as a reward.”

Chancellor Rishi Sunak said: “Yeah. He’s in for a nasty shock.”

Sign up now to get
The Daily Mash
free Headlines email – every weekday

Eight 80s bands that were 80 per cent haircut

IT’S technically impossible for a sound to have a mullet – and yet 80s music persisted. These bands were roughly 4:1 on the haircut to music front:


Venus is still popular today everywhere from dancefloors to razor ads, and Gillette chose the song especially because you can actually hear Bananarama’s stiff, vertical hairsprayed locks in the track’s vocals.

Van Halen

Beloved by teens worldwide, Van Halen’s hair resembled what any 13-year-old boy finds most comforting: his mother. Cut layers into shoulder-length, chestnut hair and you’re looking at either a young Eddie van Halen or the new head of the PTA.


Kajagoogoo believed that if you take Bananarama hair, then hack away at it with scissors and dye, it’ll make for songs that are just as beloved and commercially successful, right? What was that one hit they had?

The Police

Eventually The Police split, which was obviously going to happen once they stopped having identical looks and admitted Sting’s hair was best. You can’t perform as a unit if you don’t all have flicky bleached blonde ‘dos.


Not even sarcastic: George Michael had a mullet and it looked good. Conspiracy theorists reckon he couldn’t actually sing at all, we were all just so mesmerised by his tresses we never noticed.

Duran Duran

The band were actually named after the ‘dur-an, dur-an’ noise of hairdryers desperately trying to tease their hair into anything like the majesty of George Michael’s. Ended up resembling the row of photos in a hairdressers’ window that optimistic customers point to.

Bon Jovi

Listen to Livin’ On A Prayer and the very riffs themselves tell you it’s by five men with the silhouettes of cocker spaniels after nasty encounters with static electricity.

Phil Collins

Collins’s midlife crisis albums powerfully demonstrated that you can be a multi-million selling artist and still it all means nothing because you’re losing your hair. That’s what makes his records so emotionally raw and harrowing.