Boris Johnson APOLOGISES for No10 lockdown party but tries to claim it was a WORK EVENT

by 24britishtvJan. 12, 2022, 2 p.m. 17
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BORIS Johnson today APOLOGISED as he finally admitted attending a lockdown-busting drinks bash at Downing Street. After 24 hours of chaos and questions the PM came clean about the garden party - but claimed he was there for just 25 minutes and it was a "work event". Issuing a "heartfelt" apology he told MPs: "I certainly wish that things would have happened differently on the evening of May the 20th and I apologise for all the misjudgements that have been made, for which I take full responsibility." The PM said he went into the sunshine to "thank groups of staff before going back into my office 25 minutes later, to continue working. I believed implicitly that this was a work event." But he grovelled: "With hindsight, I should have sent everyone back inside and found some other way to thank them. "I should have recognised that even if it did fall within guidance, there would be millions of people who would simply not see it that way". An hour before the May 2020 party a Cabinet Minister told the public at a press conference to follow Covid rules by only meeting one other person outdoors. The furore has triggered an onslaught from all sides - including enraged Tories who are now sharpening their knives after a string of flouting accusations. Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer today branded his Tory foe "pathetic" and demanded he resigns. Contiue reading Boris Johnson APOLOGISES for No10 lockdown-busting party but tries to claim it was a WORK EVENT https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/politics/17298595/boris-breaks-cover-over-no10-party/ The Sun newspaper brings you the latest breaking news videos and explainers from the UK and around the world Become a Sun Subscriber and hit the bell to be the first to know Read The Sun: http://www.thesun.co.uk Like The Sun on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesun/ Follow The Sun on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSun Subscribe to The Sun on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/The_Sun/1633225139

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