[307] Conversely, his comments were defended by both the Conservative Iain Duncan Smith and UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage. "[583] Thus, according to Purnell, Johnson hides his ruthlessness "using bumbling, self-deprecation or humour",[584] and was a fan of "laddish banter and crude sexual references". 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[416] He has also said he plans to raise the level at which low-paid workers start to pay National Insurance. [647] He has also been accused of sexism, after referring to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as "a big girl's blouse"[648] and former prime minister David Cameron as a "girly swot". [265] The political scientist Andrew Crines believed that Livingstone's campaign focused on criticising Johnson rather than presenting an alternate and progressive vision of London's future. [249] He was also criticised for his response to the 2011 London riots; holidaying with his family in British Columbia when the rioting broke out, he did not immediately return to London, only returning 48 hours after it had begun and addressing Londoners 60 hours thereafter. [36] Meanwhile, in December 1978 his parents' relationship broke down; they divorced in 1980,[37] and Charlotte moved into a flat in Notting Hill, west London, where she was joined by her children for much of their time. After being elected MP for Henley in 2001, Johnson was a junior shadow minister under Conservative leaders Michael Howard and David Cameron. [411], On 16 May 2019, Johnson confirmed that he would stand in the forthcoming Conservative Party leadership election following Theresa May's anticipated resignation. 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