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Boris Johnson says sorry after attending No 10 party during lockdown

Guardian, 12 Jan 2022
Boris Johnson apologised to the British public for things Downing Street ‘simply did not get right’ ahead of prime minister's questions on Wednesday.
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He admitted to attending an ‘event’ in the No 10 garden on 20 May 2020 for 25 minutes ‘to thank groups of staff’, but argued he did not consider this a party but a work event.

Sue Gray, a senior civil servant, will investigate the event as part of her inquiry into allegations of rule-breaking get-togethers at No 10 during the pandemic

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