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Party’s over for Boris Johnson as boozy lockdown gatherings shatter trust


Senior Tories are calling for Boris Johnson to resign despite his apology for attending a boozy party in the garden of Downing Street during the first Covid lockdown in May 2020. Tim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary said: “I think he’s in serious trouble this time. It’s not just about him. A lot of his colleagues could put up with his fall from grace if it didn’t impact on their own chances. They’re very worried.”

This was covered in the Financial Times



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