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# downing-street - This month November 2022

Boris Johnson ally Nadine Dorries claims ex-PM ‘will be back’ one day
# No 10
# No 10

Boris Johnson ally Nadine Dorries claims ex-PM ‘will be back’ one day

Nov 12th 2022, 2:10 PM 12,685 Views 11 Comments

The former UK culture minister said Boris Johnson threw a ‘successful’ party to thank his supporters after he bowed out of the race to replace Liz Truss.

# downing-street - Last month October 2022

Sunak defends his choice to reappoint Suella Braverman amid calls for official investigation
# Uk Home Secretary
# Uk Home Secretary

Sunak defends his choice to reappoint Suella Braverman amid calls for official investigation

Updated Oct 26th 2022, 8:33 PM 30,625 Views 13 Comments

The prime minister told PMQs that Braverman had ‘accepted her mistake’ and was part of a ‘united cabinet’.

Could Boris Johnson make a comeback to Downing Street?
# Tories
# Tories

Could Boris Johnson make a comeback to Downing Street?

Updated Oct 21st 2022, 11:30 PM 25,941 Views 28 Comments

How quickly can 356 MPS forget Party-gate, Pincher-gate and the rest?

And they’re off: Who will win the race to be the next British prime minister?
# 10 Downing Street
# 10 Downing Street

And they’re off: Who will win the race to be the next British prime minister?

Updated Oct 21st 2022, 9:20 AM 29,379 Views 40 Comments

Boris Johnson is said to be flying back to the UK amid rumours of a comeback.

'The bitter end': British newspapers react to the resignation of Liz Truss
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'The bitter end': British newspapers react to the resignation of Liz Truss

Oct 21st 2022, 7:14 AM 29,241 Views 30 Comments

Truss confirmed her resignation during a statement outside Downing Street yesterday.

As it happened: Liz Truss says she is 'sorry' for mistakes after gruelling day in British politics
Live Oct 17th 2022, 10:10 PM

As it happened: Liz Truss says she is 'sorry' for mistakes after gruelling day in British politics

‘No plans’ to change classification of cannabis to Class A drug in UK, says No 10
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

‘No plans’ to change classification of cannabis to Class A drug in UK, says No 10

Oct 10th 2022, 2:10 PM 13,253 Views 13 Comments

There have been reports suggesting the UK Home Secretary was open to a tougher stance on cannabis.

# downing-street - This year 2022

Liz Truss officially Prime Minister after meeting with Britain's Queen Elizabeth
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Liz Truss officially Prime Minister after meeting with Britain's Queen Elizabeth

Updated Sep 6th 2022, 12:54 PM 61,237 Views 41 Comments

The handover of power from Boris Johnson to Liz Truss is taking place at the queen’s Balmoral estate.

Minister and No 10 aide face accusations of sexual misconduct
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Minister and No 10 aide face accusations of sexual misconduct

Sep 2nd 2022, 7:04 AM 18,519 Views 0 Comments

Sky News has reported the allegations of two women.

UK's Johnson went on country weekend instead of attending emergency heatwave briefing
# Crisis
# Crisis

UK's Johnson went on country weekend instead of attending emergency heatwave briefing

Jul 17th 2022, 4:39 PM 55,315 Views 29 Comments

The revelation comes as Penny Mordaunt fends off criticism in her bid to replace Johnson.

Candidates clash in first UK Tory leadership TV debate
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Candidates clash in first UK Tory leadership TV debate

Updated Jul 15th 2022, 10:00 PM 28,313 Views 16 Comments

The candidates had varying answers when asked if Boris Johnson was honest.

Boris Johnson pledges further £55 billion in UK defence spending amid Russia threat
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson pledges further £55 billion in UK defence spending amid Russia threat

Jun 30th 2022, 3:13 PM 8,598 Views 11 Comments

The British Prime Minister committed to increase defence spending to 2.5% of GDP by the end of the decade.

Two British soldiers and Moroccan national ‘sentenced to death' by pro-Moscow rebels in Donetsk
# Russia
# Russia

Two British soldiers and Moroccan national ‘sentenced to death' by pro-Moscow rebels in Donetsk

Jun 9th 2022, 4:26 PM 32,853 Views 50 Comments

The men were accused of being “mercenaries” after fighting with Ukrainian troops.

Britain not confident right people will be held accountable for partygate, poll finds
# Sue Gray Report
# Sue Gray Report

Britain not confident right people will be held accountable for partygate, poll finds

May 30th 2022, 12:40 PM 13,198 Views 16 Comments

To date, there have been no resignations as a result of the inquiry into the parties.

Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson will survive Partygate?
# Lockdown Parties
# Lockdown Parties

Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson will survive Partygate?

May 28th 2022, 2:28 PM 29,894 Views 27 Comments

Pressure is ratcheting up on the UK prime minister.

Johnson believes he should remain as Prime Minister following damning Sue Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Johnson believes he should remain as Prime Minister following damning Sue Gray report

Updated May 25th 2022, 4:30 PM 41,781 Views 40 Comments

Sue Gray’s official report into the partygate scandal said the ‘senior leadership’ in No 10 must take responsibility.

Downing Street denies Boris Johnson sought to block release of Sue Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Downing Street denies Boris Johnson sought to block release of Sue Gray report

Updated May 24th 2022, 2:34 PM 21,651 Views 11 Comments

Earlier, British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps insisted that Johnson did not believe he was at a lockdown-breaking party.

Johnson accused of lying to MPs over images showing him drinking at leaving do
# Partygate
# Partygate

Johnson accused of lying to MPs over images showing him drinking at leaving do

Updated May 23rd 2022, 10:28 PM 82,985 Views 31 Comments

The UK PM is seen raising a glass while surrounded by at least nine people and six bottles of wine during the second lockdown.

Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report

Updated May 20th 2022, 3:20 PM 16,478 Views 8 Comments

Johnson said he was ‘very grateful’ for the Met Police’s investigation, which resulted in him being fined once for a lockdown breach.

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation

Updated May 19th 2022, 3:12 PM 8,178 Views 7 Comments

Downing Street said the Met Police told the UK Prime Minister he will not get another fine as they closed the investigation.

Tories whipped to delay vote on probe into whether Boris Johnson misled Parliament
# Partygate
# Partygate

Tories whipped to delay vote on probe into whether Boris Johnson misled Parliament

Apr 20th 2022, 10:30 PM 14,253 Views 7 Comments

The UK Government says the deferral will allow MPs ‘to have all the facts at their disposal’ when they make a decision.

New blow for Boris Johnson as justice minister quits over Downing Street partygate breaches
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

New blow for Boris Johnson as justice minister quits over Downing Street partygate breaches

Apr 13th 2022, 10:40 PM 30,739 Views 11 Comments

David Wolfson said there had been a “breach of the criminal law” at No 10.

British Chancellor defends wife over non-domiciled tax status as allies ‘blame No 10’ for leaks
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

British Chancellor defends wife over non-domiciled tax status as allies ‘blame No 10’ for leaks

Apr 8th 2022, 7:39 AM 20,335 Views 26 Comments

Rishi Sunak said his spouse Akshata Murty, who is estimated to be worth hundreds of millions of pounds, had done nothing wrong.

NI Secretary says Johnson ‘focused on the job’ despite police quiz over partygate
# Downing Street Parties
# Downing Street Parties

NI Secretary says Johnson ‘focused on the job’ despite police quiz over partygate

Feb 13th 2022, 11:39 AM 8,653 Views 12 Comments

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis said the Prime Minister will ‘fight’ and win the next general election.

UK police send Boris Johnson legal questionnaire in No 10 'partygate' probe
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

UK police send Boris Johnson legal questionnaire in No 10 'partygate' probe

Feb 11th 2022, 10:29 PM 11,334 Views 14 Comments

Downing Street said the Prime Minister will ‘respond as required’.

Detectives investigating No 10 parties to start contacting people believed to have taken part
# Champagne Problems
# Champagne Problems

Detectives investigating No 10 parties to start contacting people believed to have taken part

Updated Feb 9th 2022, 9:24 PM 47,399 Views 26 Comments

The Mirror earlier published a photo showing the Prime Minister near a prosecco bottle during a Christmas quiz.

Police step in as Labour leader Keir Starmer targeted by mob near UK Parliament
# London
# London

Police step in as Labour leader Keir Starmer targeted by mob near UK Parliament

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 8:00 PM 41,562 Views 0 Comments

The Labour leader faced baseless allegations of “protecting paedophiles” after the Prime Minister used a widely criticised smear.

Boris Johnson starts new week with fresh staff in hopes of turning around fortunes
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson starts new week with fresh staff in hopes of turning around fortunes

Feb 7th 2022, 7:45 AM 8,021 Views 10 Comments

More announcements are expected on No 10 staffing in coming days following a swathe of resignations.

Another Conservative MP has called on Boris Johnson to resign
# Partygate
# Partygate

Another Conservative MP has called on Boris Johnson to resign

Feb 5th 2022, 7:39 AM 18,651 Views 16 Comments

It comes amid reports that police have been handed a photo of Johnson holding a beer at an alleged gathering.

Boris Johnson hit by fresh resignation and calls to quit in ‘partygate’ scandal
# Number 10
# Number 10

Boris Johnson hit by fresh resignation and calls to quit in ‘partygate’ scandal

Updated Feb 4th 2022, 5:06 PM 40,520 Views 23 Comments

A fifth aide has walked out of No 10 in 24 hours.

Four of Boris Johnson's key advisers quit in one day as political pressure mounts
# No 10
# No 10

Four of Boris Johnson's key advisers quit in one day as political pressure mounts

Updated Feb 3rd 2022, 8:35 PM 67,349 Views 31 Comments

Today, Johnson backtracked on the criticised and debunked claim that Starmer failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile.

Boris Johnson faces new claim that he was in No 10 flat during 'party with Abba songs playing'
# Here We Go Again
# Here We Go Again

Boris Johnson faces new claim that he was in No 10 flat during 'party with Abba songs playing'

Feb 2nd 2022, 7:10 AM 21,267 Views 30 Comments

The list of events reportedly attended by the UK Prime Minister grows as the police investigation continues.

Johnson apologises as Gray report says No 10 parties showed 'failures of leadership and judgement'
# Partygate
# Partygate

Johnson apologises as Gray report says No 10 parties showed 'failures of leadership and judgement'

Updated Jan 31st 2022, 5:23 PM 57,005 Views 50 Comments
  • Sue Gray's redacted report on the “partygate” allegations has been published this afternoon.
  • Several of the gatherings should not have been allowed to take place, the report has found.
  • Speaking in the House of Commons, Boris Johnson said he “accepts Sue Gray’s general findings in full”.
Boris Johnson’s wait for report into pandemic parties at No 10 continues
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Boris Johnson’s wait for report into pandemic parties at No 10 continues

Updated Jan 26th 2022, 8:12 PM 37,944 Views 22 Comments

The report was expected to be handed to No 10 today but had not been delivered by the time the Commons adjourned.

Boris Johnson willing to speak to police investigating No 10 parties
# Lockdown Parties
# Lockdown Parties

Boris Johnson willing to speak to police investigating No 10 parties

Updated Jan 25th 2022, 3:00 PM 21,116 Views 28 Comments

The British Prime Minister has insisted he does not believe he has broken coronavirus laws.

Johnson orders inquiry into MP's claim of Islamophobia in ministerial sacking
# Nusrat Ghani
# Nusrat Ghani

Johnson orders inquiry into MP's claim of Islamophobia in ministerial sacking

Jan 24th 2022, 8:38 AM 8,737 Views 3 Comments

Downing Street confirmed the Cabinet Office has been asked to “establish the facts”.

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson

Updated Jan 21st 2022, 2:17 PM 42,121 Views 33 Comments

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said the allegations should be investigated.

'In the name of God, go': Defiant Boris Johnson faces Tory defections and plot to oust him
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

'In the name of God, go': Defiant Boris Johnson faces Tory defections and plot to oust him

Updated Jan 19th 2022, 5:55 PM 64,284 Views 43 Comments

Downing Street said Johnson would have further meetings with MPs today as he attempted to shore up support on his backbenches.

Dominic Cummings ‘would swear under oath’ Johnson lied to UK Parliament about parties
# Downing Street Parties
# Downing Street Parties

Dominic Cummings ‘would swear under oath’ Johnson lied to UK Parliament about parties

Jan 17th 2022, 11:05 PM 35,570 Views 35 Comments

The former chief adviser to Boris Johnson said he told the Prime Minister to get a grip on the ‘madhouse’.

Boris Johnson 'questioned' over  No 10 party as claim of another lockdown breach emerges
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson 'questioned' over No 10 party as claim of another lockdown breach emerges

Jan 17th 2022, 7:44 AM 29,002 Views 25 Comments

Johnson is alleged to have attended a leaving do for his defence adviser in the run-up to Christmas 2020.

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