UK PM Boris Johnson under increasing pressure as Sue Gray report on Lockdown Party expected today

As the government prepares for a “very damning” assessment by top civil servant Sue Gray, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing increasing criticism over Downing Street parties.

As the UK government prepares for a “very damning” report by senior civil servant Sue Gray, pressure on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the Downing Street parties grows. On May 25, the inquiry’s final report is scheduled to arrive at Number 10. It is intended to be more thorough than the Met Police investigation, which ended last week, and will reveal the identity of those who break the rules.

The Met’s Partygate investigation has been slammed after images of Boris Johnson allegedly toasting colleagues in Downing Street on November 13, 2020, during England’s second national lockdown, surfaced on May 23. The full report by the top civil servant is expected to be brutally critical of No 10’s culture. Which led to multiple Covid violations.

Officials involved in the Gray probe, including some who will not be named. Were given advance notice of its publication, allowing them to speak before it was completed. A simplified version of the report was released in January, concentrating on events from 15 May 2020 to 16 April 2021. The inquiry into the No 10 lockdown parties was. However, put on hold while the Metropolitan Police conducted its own investigation. Dubbed Operation Hillman, which concluded on May 19th.

Johnson received a fine for hosting an event on his 56th birthday

Among the 83 people fined were UK Prime Minister David Cameron, his wife Carrie Johnson, and Chancellor Rishi Sunak. Johnson was also punished for an event he hosted on his 56th birthday and told that no further action would be taken against him for other gatherings investigated. Furthermore, two new photographs from Downing Street were published earlier this week, supposedly representing two separate groups.

According to photographs obtained by ITV, Johnson appears to be lifting a glass and drinking wine during a meeting to commemorate the resignation of former communications chief Lee Cain on November 13, 2020. According to Labour, the images indicated that Johnson “lied” to Parliament when he claimed that all rules were observed in Downing Street.

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