Boris Johnson said this week that it was a “scandal” that Labour MPs were willing to appear on Russia Today, accusing them of “continuing to validate and legitimate that kind of propaganda.”

He made the statement in Parliament after the Guido Fawkes website published a list of all the appearances made on the channel by Labour MPs between August 10, 2015 and October 7, 2017.

They found that 15 Labour MPs had made 31 appearances. 

But research by Scrapbook reveals that Tory MPs – including Brexit Secretary David Davis – have made significantly more appearances on the station over the same period.

We found that 17 Tory MPs have made 54 appearances. 

You can find proof of all those appearances below:

David Davis – June 25, 2016

Daniel Kawczynski – October 4, 2017

Also: February 3, 2017January 25, 2017 – November 17, 2016May 18, 2016  – November 8, 2016 – November 28, 2016November 24, 2016 – September 30, 2015

Crispin Blunt – March 4, 2017

Also: January 22, 2016May 31, 2016 – April 14, 2016 – October 3, 2015 – November 28, 2015

Sir David Amess – June 12, 2017

Also: September 20, 2017June 17, 2017 April 20, 2017 – February 20, 2017March 17, 2017 – December 1, 2016

Andrew Mitchell – October 22, 2016

Also: May 1, 2017 – February 12, 2016 December 15, 2016October 17, 2015 – September 28, 2015

David Davies – July 24, 2017

Also: October 2, 2017 – December 16, 2016

Sir William Cash – June 27, 2016

Craig Whittaker – October 6, 2017

Also: May 17, 2017 – March 3, 2017 – February 2, 2017 

Sir Edward Leigh – November 30, 2016

Bob Neil – September 18, 2017

Andrew Rosindell – February 19, 2016

Also: November 26, 2016

Mike Freer – April 27, 2016

Also: October 3, 2016

Kwasi Kwarteng – February 7, 2017

Also: February 27, 2017October 8, 2016June 29, 2016

Michael Fabricant – April 27, 2016

Johnny Mercer – December 7, 2015

Also: April 27, 2016

Philip Davies – January 25, 2017

Also: December 8, 2016

Nigel Evans – August 8, 2017

Also: June 26, 2017

We have omitted high profile Tory MPs, such as Brexit minister Steve Baker, who appeared before this period.

And it has already been noted that Boris Johnson’s father, Stanley Johnson, appeared on Russia Today to plug his book last month.

Boris never has let the facts get in the way of a good story…

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