Questions over No.10 party inquiry after investigators ‘completely blindsided’ by latest revelations


by The Independent

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the Guardian—Met police accused over failure to investigate No 10 lockdown parties. Force considers next steps amid warning stance on alleged breaches is sapping public trust in policingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Metropolitan police have been accused of “deferring to the powerful” by not investigating Downing Street parties held in apparent breach of lockdown rules. The force on Monday said it was in touch with the Cabinet Office in light of “widespread reporting relating to alleged breaches of the Health Protection Regulations at Downing...

The Independent—MP breaks down in tears while questioning minister over No 10 drinks party. DUP MP Jim Shannon said his his mother-in-law had ‘died alone’ during the pandemic.

the Guardian—Calls for PM to be questioned by inquiry into alleged No 10 lockdown gatherings. Requests follow reports that Boris Johnson may have been present at a ‘bring your own booze’ party Downing Street is facing calls to ensure that Boris Johnson will be personally interviewed by the Sue Gray inquiry about alleged No 10 gatherings during the first lockdown, after it emerged he may have been present at a “bring your own booze” party that month. The inquiry, into allegations of social mixing bans being broken in No 10, was widened this weekend to include reported gatherings from May...