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#Partygate

# partygate - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Boris Johnson considered deliberately breaking ministerial code, resigning ethics adviser says
# Lord Geidt
# Lord Geidt

Boris Johnson considered deliberately breaking ministerial code, resigning ethics adviser says

Updated Jun 16th 2022, 12:22 PM 24,910 Views 10 Comments

Christopher Geidt’s letter of resignation has been published.

# partygate - Monday 6 June, 2022

'Not interested in snap elections': Boris Johnson welcomes support of MPs after confidence vote
# Uk Prime Minister
# Uk Prime Minister

'Not interested in snap elections': Boris Johnson welcomes support of MPs after confidence vote

Updated Jun 6th 2022, 8:00 PM 140,131 Views 68 Comments

Boris Johnson had warned Tory MPs against a “pointless fratricidal debate” about the party’s future.

Poll: Will Boris Johnson survive today’s confidence vote?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will Boris Johnson survive today’s confidence vote?

Jun 6th 2022, 10:16 AM 39,672 Views 34 Comments

The vote will take place today between 6pm and 8pm.

# partygate - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Johnson dismisses claims he is a ‘habitual liar’, insists he will not quit over partygate
# Partygate
# Partygate

Johnson dismisses claims he is a ‘habitual liar’, insists he will not quit over partygate

Jun 1st 2022, 10:00 PM 22,575 Views 19 Comments

He cited ‘huge pressures’ on the economy, the war in Ukraine and his ‘massive agenda which I was elected to deliver’.

# partygate - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Ethics adviser raises questions over Boris Johnson’s Ministerial Code compliance
# Partygate
# Partygate

Ethics adviser raises questions over Boris Johnson’s Ministerial Code compliance

May 31st 2022, 10:35 PM 13,892 Views 11 Comments

Johnson was issued with an FPN over a birthday party in the Cabinet Room in June 2020 at a time when indoor socialising was banned.

# partygate - Monday 30 May, 2022

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 13,197 Views 16 Comments

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

# partygate - Sunday 29 May, 2022

Johnson's office denies details of Downing Street flat party were edited out of Gray report
# Abba Party
# Abba Party

Johnson's office denies details of Downing Street flat party were edited out of Gray report

May 29th 2022, 7:52 AM 13,958 Views 8 Comments

Reports have suggested earlier drafts of the senior civil servant’s investigation contained additional details of the so-called ‘Abba party’.

# partygate - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Tory rebellion against Boris Johnson grows as senior figure warns of electoral losses
# Partygate
# Partygate

Tory rebellion against Boris Johnson grows as senior figure warns of electoral losses

May 28th 2022, 11:31 AM 16,778 Views 9 Comments

The number of Conservative MPs stating they have no confidence in the UK Prime Minister has mounted since the publication of Sue Gray’s partygate report.

# partygate - Friday 27 May, 2022

Boris Johnson faces new calls to resign as Tory MPs say partygate explanations not credible
# Lockdown Parties
# Lockdown Parties

Boris Johnson faces new calls to resign as Tory MPs say partygate explanations not credible

Updated May 27th 2022, 10:20 PM 29,569 Views 13 Comments

The UK Prime Minister refused to directly answer queries about partygate, saying he had already given ‘vintage and exhaustive answers’.

# partygate - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Three more Tory MPs call for Boris Johnson to step down after Partygate and Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Three more Tory MPs call for Boris Johnson to step down after Partygate and Gray report

Updated May 26th 2022, 5:30 PM 19,713 Views 13 Comments

The UK Prime Minister has also ‘apologised in person’ to cleaning and security staff who were treated poorly.

# partygate - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

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 41,778 Views 40 Comments

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

# partygate - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

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 21,644 Views 11 Comments

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

# partygate - Monday 23 May, 2022

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 82,949 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.

# partygate - Friday 20 May, 2022

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 16,476 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.

# partygate - Thursday 19 May, 2022

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 8,176 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.

# partygate - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

May 12th 2022, 9:06 PM 8,207 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

London police issue more than 50 additional fines over Partygate scandal
# Partygate
# Partygate

London police issue more than 50 additional fines over Partygate scandal

May 12th 2022, 12:29 PM 8,127 Views 12 Comments

More than 100 referrals in total for fixed penalty notices have now been issued as part of this investigation.

# partygate - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Boris Johnson will face parliamentary investigation as senior Tory says 'the gig's up' for the PM
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson will face parliamentary investigation as senior Tory says 'the gig's up' for the PM

Updated Apr 21st 2022, 5:19 PM 35,669 Views 30 Comments

Last week, Boris Johnson became the first UK leader to be fined for breaking the law for a June 2020 birthday party.

# partygate - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

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 14,251 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.

# partygate - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

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 30,733 Views 11 Comments

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

Snap poll indicates 57% believe Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak should resign
# Partygate
# Partygate

Snap poll indicates 57% believe Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak should resign

Apr 13th 2022, 8:52 AM 11,429 Views 21 Comments

Boris Johnson was fined over attending a gathering to mark his 56th birthday at No 10, at which he was ‘ambushed’ with a cake.

# partygate - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Partygate: Boris Johnson pays fine and admits wrongful birthday gathering but defies calls to resign
# Partygate
# Partygate

Partygate: Boris Johnson pays fine and admits wrongful birthday gathering but defies calls to resign

Updated Apr 12th 2022, 6:29 PM 44,316 Views 33 Comments

Opposition parties have called for both Johnson and Rishi to resign.

# partygate - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Police to issue Covid-19 fines against people who attended lockdown parties at Downing Street
# Partygate
# Partygate

Police to issue Covid-19 fines against people who attended lockdown parties at Downing Street

Mar 29th 2022, 9:54 AM 12,377 Views 8 Comments

The Metropolitan Police said investigators will refer the 20 fixed penalty notices to the ACRO Criminal Records Office.

# partygate - Sunday 20 February, 2022

Boris Johnson refuses to commit to resigning if found to have broken the law
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson refuses to commit to resigning if found to have broken the law

Feb 20th 2022, 11:35 AM 19,000 Views 10 Comments

Johnson handed a legal questionnaire to police on Friday regarding claims that lockdown-busting parties were held in Downing Street.

# partygate - Sunday 13 February, 2022

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 8,652 Views 12 Comments

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

# partygate - Saturday 12 February, 2022

Boris Johnson faces possible fine over party claims after receiving police questions
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson faces possible fine over party claims after receiving police questions

Feb 12th 2022, 9:22 AM 14,494 Views 11 Comments

The UK Prime Minister must now ‘truthfully’ explain his presence at events to avoid being by police of breaching lockdown laws.

# partygate - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Boris Johnson refutes former PM's assertion that he has damaged the UK's reputation
# Downing Street Parties
# Downing Street Parties

Boris Johnson refutes former PM's assertion that he has damaged the UK's reputation

Updated Feb 10th 2022, 5:52 PM 24,141 Views 30 Comments

John Major said ministers being sent to “defend the indefensible” made the Government look “distinctly shifty”.

# partygate - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

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 47,385 Views 26 Comments

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

# partygate - Monday 7 February, 2022

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 8,020 Views 10 Comments

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

# partygate - Saturday 5 February, 2022

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 18,648 Views 16 Comments

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

# partygate - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Boris Johnson commits to publishing ‘everything we can’ from full Sue Gray inquiry
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson commits to publishing ‘everything we can’ from full Sue Gray inquiry

Updated Feb 1st 2022, 7:40 PM 22,274 Views 16 Comments

The British Prime Minister has promised a fuller publication of Gray’s investigation once the Met Police probe has concluded.

# partygate - Monday 31 January, 2022

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 56,994 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 sets out on plans to remove EU laws with new 'Brexit Freedoms' bill
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson sets out on plans to remove EU laws with new 'Brexit Freedoms' bill

Jan 31st 2022, 7:32 AM 24,617 Views 18 Comments

Announcements will be seen as an attempt by Boris Johnson to steer the narrative away from allegations of rule-breaking gatherings.

# partygate - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Poll: Should Boris Johnson resign?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Boris Johnson resign?

Jan 29th 2022, 10:46 AM 57,823 Views 90 Comments

The long-awaited ‘partygate’ report is set to be published within days.

Partygate report due at No 10 within days amid speculation over Johnson's successor
# Sue Gray
# Sue Gray

Partygate report due at No 10 within days amid speculation over Johnson's successor

Jan 29th 2022, 7:43 AM 29,483 Views 15 Comments

Reports are circulating of a potential outside challenger for the Tory leadership who is thought by some to represent the ‘best chance for a fresh start’.

# partygate - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Johnson’s wait continues for report into No 10 parties which could be key to his future
# Sue Gray
# Sue Gray

Johnson’s wait continues for report into No 10 parties which could be key to his future

Updated Jan 27th 2022, 10:23 PM 21,264 Views 14 Comments

The announcement of a Scotland Yard investigation into some of the alleged parties has complicated the process.

# partygate - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

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 37,942 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.

# partygate - Saturday 22 January, 2022

No 10 efforts to save Johnson are illegal, Commons standards chairman claims
# Met Police
# Met Police

No 10 efforts to save Johnson are illegal, Commons standards chairman claims

Jan 22nd 2022, 11:13 AM 34,232 Views 9 Comments

Chris Bryant said threats to withdraw funding from constituencies of MPs seeking to oust the PM should be referred to the police.

# partygate - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Boris Johnson clings on despite demand to ‘in the name of God, go’
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson clings on despite demand to ‘in the name of God, go’

Jan 20th 2022, 7:10 AM 11,291 Views 9 Comments

David Davis warned Tories the party faces “dying a death of 1,000 cuts” if MPs do not swiftly oust the prime minister.