Downing Street party claims: what May 2020 looked like for the rest of England
Guardian, 12 Jan 2022
Boris Johnson faces a crisis over the latest revelations after weeks of reports about alleged lockdown-flouting parties at Downing Street and elsewhere in government – and he is now at the centre of them with reports that he and his wife, Carrie, attended one such event on 20 May 2020.
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A leaked email showed one of his top officials invited more than 100 Downing Street staff to a 'bring your own booze' party during the first lockdown, while many were isolated and barred from seeing friends and family even in the most difficult circumstances.
We take a look back at how 20 May 2020 unfolded for the rest of England, including what restrictions were in place and how healthcare workers were responding to the pandemic
Met police accused over failure to investigate No 10 lockdown parties ► https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/jan/11/met-police-no-10-lockdown-parties
‘Boris Johnson: if you respect the British people, tell us if you attended No 10 party’ ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jan/11/boris-johnson-if-you-respect-the-british-people-tell-us-if-you-attended-no-10-party
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