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5 New Partygate Revelations Uncovered By Bombshell Panorama Programme

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24.05.2022

As senior civil servant Sue Gray prepares to finally publish her full report into partygate, the BBC’s Panorama has shed more light on what went on inside 10 Downing Street while the rest of the country was locked down.

Laura Kuenssberg, the corporations’s former political editor, spoke to three insiders who had been present at some of the parties, two of whom have been fined by the police.

They revealed how breaking the Covid rules the prime minister had drawn up himself was commonplace, with alcohol-fuelled lockdown-busting gatherings taking place on a regular basis throughout the pandemic.

Here are the five new revelations uncovered by the bombshell investigation.

1) Boris Johnson regularly attended parties

One staffer told the programme they believed the PM had given “permission” for the parties to take place because he was a regular participant in the revelry.

“He was there,” they said. “He may have just been popping through on the way to his flat because that’s what would happen. You know, he wasn’t there saying ‘this shouldn’t be happening’. He wasn’t........

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