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Boris Johnson reports slum blockade party by staff

Political and public anger at the revelation threatens Johnson’s leadership position following reports of a party breaking the blockade at the office of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Gray said she was “very limited” to say with the intervention of the Metropolitan Police Department. (AFP)

A long-awaited report on the party’s allegations of breaking the blockade at the office of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been partially released, criticizing the “leadership failure” that allowed the case to proceed.

After interviewing more than 70 people about 16 events in 2020 and last year, Gray said she was “very limited” with the intervention of the Metropolitan Police Department.

However, she found that “some of the actions surrounding these rallies are difficult to justify,” given what the government is demanding from the public to fight the epidemic of the coronavirus.

Some represent a “serious failure” to comply with the high standards expected of government workers, and “less thought” on how appropriate and perceived what happened at the time. rice field”.

“There were different locations at 10 Downing Street and different times of failure of leadership and judgment by the Cabinet Office,” Gray wrote in a 12-page report.

“Some events should not have been allowed to be held. Other events should not have been allowed to develop as they did.”

Gray also criticized the government’s central drinking culture in his report, examining emails, text messages, photographs, and Downing Street entry and exit logs.

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Political and public anger

Political and public anger at the revelation threatens Johnson’s leadership position, but senior civil servant Sue Gray is forced to not elaborate on all events for another police investigation. Has been done.

Mr Johnson’s immediate future was questionable until the Metropolitan Police announced last week that he was investigating 12 of 16 cases of possible coronavirus regulatory violations.

A copy of the edited report will be delivered to Downing Street on Monday morning, and Johnson will respond to it in Congress at 1530 GMT.

Opponents of Johnson accused him of being a misleading parliament, claiming that the events in Downing Street were within the rules of the time and were work-related.

Ministers who find themselves misleading parliamentarians are usually expected to resign.

But on Monday’s visit, Johnson told reporters, “I’m absolutely obsessed with what I said in the past.”

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Room for mobility

Weeks of exposure in the British media since December leaked photos and emails showing repeated violations of government-set social distance rules.

This revelation poses the greatest threat to Johnson’s position since Johnson took office as Prime Minister in 2019 with a wave of support for the populist Brexit agenda.

Only a handful of his own Conservative lawmakers are recorded as saying they were not confident in his leadership.

It is expected that more people will join them.

Forcing a distrust resolution requires 54 Tory lawmakers, many of whom are lawyers until Gray’s report.

With only a limited report released by Gray, police investigations could potentially last for months, so Johnson was able to reorganize his supporters and return to his forefoot.

Recently, he has had a tough talk with Russia in a simmering tension with Ukraine and is keen to push the post-Brexit agenda.

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Source: AFP

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