'What moral authority!?' Emily Thornberry savaged over Starmer drinking with activists
"Your boss, fact here, was pictured last May, sharing a drink with party activists in Durham at the end of the day. "What gives him the moral authority to have a go at Boris Johnson for walking into his office garden having a quick drink?" Ms Thornbury replied: "Well, it's completely different, because it came out, even when it came out eight months ago, we didn't cover it up. "We explained straight away because there's no problem with it at all." JUST IN:'Absolute nonsense' Ann Widdecombe gives verdict on whether Boris should go as PM on brink
"What was happening was that Kier was doing his job and he went off to see the MP in Durham," she added. "He then met a large number of people, not in person because that would have been wrong. "He had a Zoom meeting with a large number of people and the event went on and he had something to eat, and a bottle of beer, and someone took his photograph through the window. "That's it and frankly, is that an equivalent to going into a party in the Downing Street garden?"