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# downing-street - 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 Fri 3:20 PM 16,270 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.

# downing-street - 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 Thu 3:12 PM 8,103 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.

# downing-street - 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 14,219 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.

# downing-street - 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 30,677 Views 11 Comments

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

# downing-street - Friday 8 April, 2022

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 20,307 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.

# downing-street - 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 8,619 Views 12 Comments

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

# downing-street - Friday 11 February, 2022

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 11,313 Views 14 Comments

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

# downing-street - 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 47,341 Views 26 Comments

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

# downing-street - Monday 7 February, 2022

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 41,512 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 7,989 Views 10 Comments

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

# downing-street - 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 18,621 Views 16 Comments

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

# downing-street - Friday 4 February, 2022

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 40,490 Views 23 Comments

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

# downing-street - Thursday 3 February, 2022

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 67,309 Views 31 Comments

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

# downing-street - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

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 21,230 Views 30 Comments

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

# downing-street - 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 56,903 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”.

# downing-street - 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 37,909 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.

# downing-street - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

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 21,080 Views 28 Comments

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

# downing-street - Monday 24 January, 2022

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 8,711 Views 3 Comments

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

# downing-street - Friday 21 January, 2022

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 42,070 Views 33 Comments

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

# downing-street - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

'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 64,232 Views 43 Comments

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

# downing-street - Monday 17 January, 2022

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 35,533 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 28,984 Views 25 Comments

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

# downing-street - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Boris Johnson faces further calls to resign as reports suggest No 10 team to be culled
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson faces further calls to resign as reports suggest No 10 team to be culled

Jan 16th 2022, 7:34 AM 28,772 Views 21 Comments

Johnson is preparing to announce a series of policies as he looks to survive pressure over the partygate revelations.

# downing-street - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Allies rally round Boris Johnson as Tories call for him to go over 'bring your own booze' party
# Lockdown Party
# Lockdown Party

Allies rally round Boris Johnson as Tories call for him to go over 'bring your own booze' party

Jan 13th 2022, 2:40 PM 46,658 Views 57 Comments

The UK leader pulled out of a planned visit to Lancashire this morning “due to a family member testing positive for coronavirus”.

# downing-street - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Johnson apologises in Commons after admitting attending No 10 party during lockdown
# Lockdown Party
# Lockdown Party

Johnson apologises in Commons after admitting attending No 10 party during lockdown

Updated Jan 12th 2022, 8:00 PM 59,643 Views 55 Comments

The British Prime Minister acknowledged public anger about the situation.

# downing-street - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Johnson under pressure to quit over ‘bring your own booze’ party during lockdown
# Lockdown Party
# Lockdown Party

Johnson under pressure to quit over ‘bring your own booze’ party during lockdown

Updated Jan 11th 2022, 5:48 PM 49,875 Views 26 Comments

Johnson has sidestepped questions about whether he attended the alleged party in May 2020.

# downing-street - Friday 10 December, 2021

Downing Street cancels staff Christmas party but urges others to go ahead
# Humbug
# Humbug

Downing Street cancels staff Christmas party but urges others to go ahead

Dec 10th 2021, 3:34 PM 15,079 Views 22 Comments

Number 10 said the cancellation was due to coronavirus pressures, not the scandal engulfing the UK Government over last year’s events.

# downing-street - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Boris Johnson urged to ‘come clean’ after aides were filmed joking about No 10 Christmas party
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson urged to ‘come clean’ after aides were filmed joking about No 10 Christmas party

Dec 7th 2021, 11:00 PM 39,823 Views 35 Comments

Downing Street has repeatedly denied reports staff had a Christmas party during 2020’s coronavirus lockdown.

# downing-street - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Christmas party numbers should not be limited, says Johnson
# UK
# UK

Christmas party numbers should not be limited, says Johnson

Dec 2nd 2021, 3:59 PM 19,260 Views 31 Comments

Business minister George Freeman had suggested festive gatherings could depend on how many are attending

# downing-street - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Boris Johnson u-turns on decision not to self-isolate after UK health secretary tests positive
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson u-turns on decision not to self-isolate after UK health secretary tests positive

Updated Jul 18th 2021, 4:46 PM 54,018 Views 53 Comments

The prime minister and chancellor quickly came under fire for opting not to self isolate.

# downing-street - Monday 21 June, 2021

Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office

Jun 21st 2021, 7:00 PM 36,525 Views 29 Comments

Boris Johnson’s former aide Dominic Cummings criticised the UK Prime Minister for a lack of focus.

# downing-street - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Man charged after BBC journalist chased near Downing Street
# Newsnight
# Newsnight

Man charged after BBC journalist chased near Downing Street

Jun 16th 2021, 9:49 AM 11,331 Views 0 Comments

It comes after footage shared on social media showed demonstrators shouting abuse in the face of Newsnight political editor Nicholas Watt.

# downing-street - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets
# Subscription
# Subscription

Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets

Jun 10th 2021, 7:56 PM 17,184 Views 11 Comments

Boris Johnson’s former top aide has launched a profile on newsletter platform Substack.

# downing-street - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Boris Johnson marries Carrie Symonds in secret ceremony
# Wedding
# Wedding

Boris Johnson marries Carrie Symonds in secret ceremony

May 30th 2021, 7:40 AM 38,108 Views 44 Comments

The wedding was attended by close friends and family at the end of a difficult week in Westminster for the Prime Minister.

# downing-street - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Boris Johnson says he doesn't 'think there's anything to see here' amid flat refurbishment probe
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Boris Johnson says he doesn't 'think there's anything to see here' amid flat refurbishment probe

Apr 29th 2021, 2:31 PM 11,323 Views 10 Comments

The Electoral Commission will investigate Johnson’s flat renovations.

# downing-street - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Leaks, refurbs and lockdown outbursts: Why is pressure mounting on Boris Johnson?
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Leaks, refurbs and lockdown outbursts: Why is pressure mounting on Boris Johnson?

Apr 28th 2021, 6:00 PM 15,279 Views 10 Comments

Johnson’s refurbishment of his Downing Street flat is to be investigated by the Electoral Commission.

Boris Johnson denies making ‘bodies pile high’ comment over third UK lockdown
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson denies making ‘bodies pile high’ comment over third UK lockdown

Apr 28th 2021, 12:42 PM 18,618 Views 23 Comments

The claim was first reported in the Times, but Downing Street dismissed it as a “gross distortion” of Johnson’s position at the time.

# downing-street - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Boris Johnson wants to find a Covid-19 tablet that could help prevent serious illness
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson wants to find a Covid-19 tablet that could help prevent serious illness

Apr 20th 2021, 6:06 PM 18,058 Views 45 Comments

The British Prime Minister announced an antivirals taskforce that would help identify new medicines to treat Covid-19.

# downing-street - Monday 5 April, 2021

Boris Johnson confirms that non-essential retail and gyms will reopen next week
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson confirms that non-essential retail and gyms will reopen next week

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 5:44 PM 38,528 Views 82 Comments

However, he warned against complacency in the fight against Covid-19.

# downing-street - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Boris Johnson has tested negative for Covid-19, but remains in self-isolation
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson has tested negative for Covid-19, but remains in self-isolation

Nov 17th 2020, 4:01 PM 11,931 Views 13 Comments

Johnson was tested as part of a pilot scheme for staff in No 10 Downing Street.

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