UK police deny delaying ‘partygate’ probe into PM

1/28/2022 6:45:00 PM

London police on Friday denied delaying a long-awaited government report into lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street that have put Prime Minister Boris Johnson's future in jeopardy.

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London police on Friday denied delaying a long-awaited government report into lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street that have put Prime Minister Boris Johnson 's future in jeopardy.

London police on Friday denied delaying a long-awaited government report into lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street that have put Prime Minister Boris Johnson 's future in jeopardy.

January 28, 2022 9:03pmLondon police on Friday denied delaying a long-awaited government report into lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street that have put Prime Minister Boris Johnson's future in jeopardy.LONDON, United Kingdom - London police on Friday denied delaying a long-awaited government report into lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street that have put Prime Minister Boris Johnson's future in jeopardy.

Weeks of so-called "partygate" revelations forced Johnson to order a senior civil servant to look into the claims, and her report was due to be published this week.But the fact-finding investigation has yet to appear, prompting speculation the involvement of police this week could prevent full details emerging.

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Published January 28, 2022 9:03pm London police on Friday denied delaying a long-awaited government report into lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street that have put Prime Minister Boris Johnson's future in jeopardy.0 Stricter quarantine measures will take effect starting Friday in six areas, which were placed under Alert Level 3 by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF)../ 11:52 PM January 26, 2022 PNP Spokesperson Col.

LONDON, United Kingdom - London police on Friday denied delaying a long-awaited government report into lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street that have put Prime Minister Boris Johnson's future in jeopardy. Weeks of so-called "partygate" revelations forced Johnson to order a senior civil servant to look into the claims, and her report was due to be published this week. Nograles said the new classification will cover Palawan, Camiguin, Davao Occidental, Dinagat Islands, Tawi-Tawi and Sulu. But the fact-finding investigation has yet to appear, prompting speculation the involvement of police this week could prevent full details emerging. Johnson's spokesman has said the government wanted to be sure the internal report did not "cut across" the police probe, so as not to prejudice any future legal proceedings. “The said escalation shall take effect on Friday, January 28, 2022 until February 15, 2022,” Nograles said in a brief statement last Thursday. "We are in no way seeking to block the report," he told reporters. Gen.

The Metropolitan Police confirmed in a statement it did not want details emerging that detectives were investigating for potential breaches of coronavirus legislation. Intrazonal and interzonal travel in areas under Alert Level 3 will be allowed subject to reasonable restrictions to be imposed by local government units (LGU) based on age and comorbidities. "For the events the Met is investigating, we asked for minimal reference to be made in the Cabinet Office report. "The Met did not ask for any limitations on other events in the report, or for the report to be delayed," it added. Other activities, which will be temporarily banned in areas under such Alert Level, are venues with live voice or wind-instrument performers and audiences such as in karaoke bars, clubs, concert halls, and theaters; Casinos, horse racing, cockfighting and operation of cockpits, lottery and betting shops, and other gaming establishments except as may be authorized by the IATF or the Office of the President; and gatherings in residences with individuals not belonging to the same household. "We have had ongoing contact with the Cabinet Office, including on the content of the report, to avoid any prejudice to our investigation." The "partygate" revelations have seen calls for Johnson to quit, due to widespread public and political anger about the breaking of rules the government itself had set. Government agencies and instrumentalities shall remain to be fully operational and shall adhere to at least 30 percent site capacity, while applying work-from-home and other flexible work arrangements. FEATURED STORIES.

The delay of Gray's report has given the embattled prime minister some breathing space, after he promised to address parliament as soon as it was published. But most MPs are in their home constituencies on Friday and not due to return for parliamentary business until Monday. Johnson's opponents accuse him of misleading parliament -- which under the code for ministers is seen as a resigning matter -- by insisting the events were work-related. He has vowed to "get on with the job" and hopes the report will draw a line under the matter. — Agence France-Presse .