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# Downing Street parties

Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
# UK
Boris Johnson to face questions next week on whether he lied to MPs over partygate
The former UK prime minister has denied lying to the Commons and says he expects to be cleared by the Privileges Committee.
Last year
# Partygate
Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report
Johnson said he was ‘very grateful’ for the Met Police’s investigation, which resulted in him being fined once for a lockdown breach.
# Partygate
Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation
Downing Street said the Met Police told the UK Prime Minister he will not get another fine as they closed the investigation.
# Downing Street parties
NI Secretary says Johnson ‘focused on the job’ despite police quiz over partygate
Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis said the Prime Minister will ‘fight’ and win the next general election.
# Partygate
Boris Johnson faces possible fine over party claims after receiving police questions
The UK Prime Minister must now ‘truthfully’ explain his presence at events to avoid being by police of breaching lockdown laws.
# Downing Street parties
Boris Johnson refutes former PM's assertion that he has damaged the UK's reputation
John Major said ministers being sent to “defend the indefensible” made the Government look “distinctly shifty”.
# Downing Street parties
Met police denies delaying publication of Sue Gray inquiry as officers examine material
Scotland Yard says it has not delayed the publication of the long-awaited Cabinet Office report.
# Downing Street parties
Dominic Cummings ‘would swear under oath’ Johnson lied to UK Parliament about parties
The former chief adviser to Boris Johnson said he told the Prime Minister to get a grip on the ‘madhouse’.
# Lockdown party
Johnson apologises in Commons after admitting attending No 10 party during lockdown
The British Prime Minister acknowledged public anger about the situation.
# jim shannon
DUP MP overcome with emotion over family tragedy as he asks Commons 'lockdown party' question
Jim Shannon revealed that his mother-in-law died alone due to Covid-19 restrictions.