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‘Wine time Friday’ and invites for 200 – Five of the most interesting findings from Sue Gray’s partygate report.6 min read
Boris Johnson’s Downing Street indulged in excessive drinking and parties while gathering was illegal – but is there enough evidence against the PM personally?
The ministerial code states that misleading parliament is an offence requiring a resignation. But it’s the prime minister himself who decides if the rule has been broken.
The Sue Gray Report on the Downing Street parties during the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns in full, the main points, the conclusions, and the photographs.
Boris Johnson’s arguments fall down in several key ways. A refresher on what the law and guidelines were at that time.
There is a clear route out of the Boris Johnson problem for Tory MPs – namely to remove the prime minister and hope for a recovery in the polls by electing a new leader.
Boris Johnson is sort of sorry – but the caveats are key. There is little doubt that his apology only occurred because the PM had no other choice – the evidence was too strong. But we can be sure that he will stick to this argument like glue.