London police mentioned Tuesday they’re now investigating events throughout lockdown at Downing Road.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick revealed that an investigation was underway in a press release earlier than the London Meeting. Dick mentioned Scotland Yard is now investigating “quite a few occasions” at Downing Road.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s authorities has been beneath fireplace for allegedly holding occasions throughout months during which the nation was beneath lockdown in hopes of thwarting the unfold of COVID-19.
Within the newest declare, ITV Information reported that Johnson attended a celebration in his Downing Road workplace and later hosted mates in his residence upstairs in June 2020.
His workplace denied it, saying that “according to the foundations on the time, the prime minister hosted a small variety of relations exterior that night.”
The “partygate” allegations have infuriated many in Britain, who have been barred from assembly with family and friends for months in 2020 and 2021 to curb the unfold of COVID-19. They’re being investigated by a senior civil servant, Sue Grey, whose report, anticipated this week, can be a pivotal second for the prime minister.