Author in coma during lockdown-breaking party condemns Downing Street 'contempt' | ITV News

1/11/2022 10:08:00 PM

Michael Rosen said he was fighting for his life at The Whittington Hospital and because of Covid rules his family were not allowed to visit. | ITV News London

Children's author MichaelRosenYes in a coma during Downing Street's lockdown-busting 'bring your own booze' party condemns Number 10 for treating the country with 'contempt' | full interview with CharleneWhite here

Michael Rosen said he was fighting for his life at The Whittington Hospital and because of Covid rules his family were not allowed to visit. | ITV News London

Tuesday 11 January 2022, 7:26pm Play video I was in a coma while they were having their party," Mr Rosen told Charlene White.Oliver Dowden informed members of the public at a live news conference: “You can meet one person outside your household in an outdoor, public place, provided that you stay two metres apart.By."Nothing but anger and contempt this morning for a PM who made the rules, broke them and then told us he didn’t.

A children's author who was in a coma during Downing Street's lockdown-busting 'bring your own booze' party has condemned Number 10 for treating the country with "contempt".Michael Rosen said he was fighting for his life at The Whittington Hospital and because of Covid rules his family were not allowed to visit.One accused the police of being “either absent or fully complicit,” while others quizzed the force where they were that day.He was suffering low blood oxygen, had blood clots on the brain and before he was admitted couldn't even get tested."I was in a coma while they [Downing Street] were having their party," Mr Rosen told ITV News London.It read: “Hi all."My family could not come to see me if I’d died and 42% on my ward at Whittington Hospital were dying in that ward - they wouldn’t have seen me, they wouldn’t have been able to say goodbye to me.

"My first feeling was that they hold us in contempt.Please join us from 6pm and bring your own booze!”It also came five days after another party, where the prime minister and his wife were pictured with officials having wine and cheese in the garden.They say ‘bring your open booze’, it’s a laugh it's frivolous," he added.Peston: PM’s punishment for going to that party will be decided by himself Unscripted - Listen to the latest episode The coma affected Mr Rosen's sight and he said hearing about Downing Street's party left him and others feeling "enraged".” More About:."People are upset, they’re enraged, they’re saddened, call it a trauma if you like," he said."You have the personal trauma of what happened to you or the fact you weren’t able to see people who were dying or very ill.

"And then this is across hundreds of thousands of people."That’s a whole society having a trauma and you expect and hope a government can help and support you."We see every year people stand at the Cenotaph and puts wreaths down because of the trauma of the Second World War."That’s what we hope governments will do.But if they do this sort of thing instead then people are furious," Mr Rosen added.

Shortly after to the party, Michael Rosen tweeted: His tweet prompted hundred of replies from people with similar heartbreaking stories."I’ve got a whole string of tragic stories following a tweet I sent," Mr Rosen said."People are upset, they’re enraged, they’re saddened.Call it a trauma if you like," he added.When Mr Johnson was asked on Monday, before ITV News' story, if he and his wife attended the party on May 20, he replied: “All that, as you know, is the subject of a proper investigation by Sue Gray.

" Downing Street told ITV News they would not comment on the story due to the Sue Gray inquiry..

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Resurfaced police tweet warned against gatherings same day as Downing Street partyThe Metropolitan Police have been blasted as a “total and utter disgrace” after their cautionary tweet – published on the very same day of the notorious Downing Street garden party – has resurfaced online.

Minister Refuses To Say Whether The PM Attended Downing Street PartyNo.10 was plunged into further crisis last night after ITV published an email from the prime minister’s private secretary, Martin Reynolds, inviting more than 100 employees to a “bring your own booze” gathering.

New Downing Street Party Claims Dubbed 'The Most Damning So Far' As People Express Their Fury'Nothing but anger and contempt this morning for a PM who made the rules, broke them and then told us he didn’t.'

Outrage as people share their photos from day of Downing Street ‘garden party’People have shared pictures of what they were doing on May 20, 2020 - the same date more than 100 No 10 staff were invited to a drinks party 👇 One does not need to be a Christian or a Muslim. Israel commits crimes against humanity in Palestine.

Boris Johnson refuses to deny joining Downing Street partyBoris Johnson has refused to deny attending a drinks party at Downing Street in May 2020 when England was under severe coronavirus restrictions. Dominic Cumming I wonder why 🧐 Janet45220381 Teflon Johnson.

Boris Johnson ducks questions over new Downing Street lockdown partyThe Prime Minister refused to say whether he and his wife, Carrie, attended the gathering in May 2020 allegedly organised by his principal private secretary Martin Reynolds. Any got a fridge he can hide in? They are all liars. ALL of them. It's a propaganda show for the peasants. Usual tory denial