Date set for Boris’s Partygate showdown as 24-page document released

A date has been set for Boris Johnson’s Partygate showdown with the Privileges Committee. The committee has also released a new 24-page memo of evidence. It said that breaches of coronavirus guidance would have been “obvious” to Mr Johnson at several events he attended.

Mr Johnson will give evidence to the Privileges Committee in the week beginning March 20.

It highlighted several events where the then Prime Minister was present without social distancing and published pictures.

But in a statement, Mr Johnson hit out at partygate investigator Sue Gray, saying it is “surreal” and “particularly concerning” that she will be working for Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer.


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