Partygate: Tory MPs criticise photos of PM at lockdown drinks ahead of Sue Gray report

5/24/2022 3:55:00 AM

Partygate: Tory MPs criticise photos of PM at lockdown drinks ahead of Sue Gray report

Partygate: Tory MPs criticise photos of PM at lockdown drinks ahead of Sue Gray report

Photos show the prime minister with a glass in his hand and multiple bottles of wine on a table with several other people as they appear to be toasting a colleague. The government is awaiting a report into lockdown parties.

Pic: ITV NewsSenior Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat said the photos shows a lack of"seriousness" at the top of government in its attitude towards the pandemic.He told Sky News:"It's very difficult to look at those photographs because they don't give the impression of seriousness that I think we really need in our country.

"We know that Number 10 was working hard. Of course, they were and they were doing all they could."But we also know that people were working incredibly hard in hospitals and care homes and across our country."We know that teachers were turning up to work and making sure that people could get kids education when they were essential workers.

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And so they should! WHEN DO WE RIOT!!! Enough is fuckin enough!!! 💪🏽🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿💪🏽 Lots of Boris bots out trying to defend the indefensible Of course Sue Gray's will be released, on Friday after Parliament has gone on holiday. And then they saw both sides of the story, not much to report here after all.

A political party rotten to the core. An affront to the position and removing all future standards and decency within a political role. The question going forward is simply 'If they don't respect the rules why should anyone else'. Vacant of trust Vote of no confidence required. Hold the selfservatives to account at the next GE if they won’t oust Boris TimesUp borisout

Get over it for FFS ! drink not drinks and the police said he broke no laws

An Influential Tory MP's Reaction To The Partygate Photos Spells Danger For Boris JohnsonSteve Baker tweets NHS poster that states: “Look into her eyes and tell her you never bend the rules.” Notsomuch Boris’ constant opponent you mean.

Go on Boris, Lad! You deserve a drink after all this BS! its defo a cover up, it cant be anything else, when people at that same party was fined, but the PM wasnt. or maybe he was, and they just aren't telling us. 2 fixed penaly notices and he would have been gone. Trust is just gone, why is he still PM.

They would, wouldn’t they? I thing worst than Boris drinking is Beth rigby reporting it stupid sky who the fcuk is producing it Conservative party hard at it!!! Nobody cares about Partygate. Media didn't get what they wanted from the metpoliceuk or the Sue Gray Report so are releasing photos that the police have already seen and dealt with.

Who gives a fuck! Sort out inflation Will anybody resign? Why are Conservatives criticizing? This is old news

Cost of living: Former Tory leader calls for benefits increase 'to help poorest cope'The government is handing out £150 council tax rebates for many homes and will take £200 off energy bills from October - but campaigners say this does not go far enough. Just sick of how the poor and vulnerable are treated in this country. All parties have ignored us for decades, you have to jump through hoops to get help when sick. Rents ignored & now the low paid cannot put a roof over thier head without some form of top up. You all caused this The cost of living crisis is a cost of Covid restrictions crisis. I am a diabetic pensioner. I need support with getting food! Already had to cut down to one meal a day.Even my GP says there needs to be diabetic allowance.

Crispin Blunt Doubles Down On Defence Of Sex Offender Tory MPThe former justice minister again claims Imran Ahmad Khan is the victim of “a serious miscarriage of justice” who did no receive a 'fair trial'.

Tory windfall tax row widens as two more Cabinet ministers reject the policyBrandon Lewis and Sajid Javid became the fifth and sixth Cabinet members to speak out against a possible plan to tax energy firms Do the ministers have any financial interests in the energy companies? Windfall taxes are populist short term crowd pleasers that end up doing more harm than good in the long run. So I fully expect Boris Johnson to announce one in the immediate future. Should EU Ireland join NATO too, just like it's Northern Counterpart?

Crispin Blunt Doubles Down On Defence Of Sex Offender Ex-Tory MPThe former justice minister again claims Imran Ahmad Khan is the victim of “a serious miscarriage of justice” who did no receive a 'fair trial'.

Tory row over energy windfall tax widens as more ministers oppose ideaHealth Secretary Sajid Javid and Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis became the latest senior Tories to caution against the move, despite it having widespread public support. Drop income tax and put more money in people's pockets. Because it won't work.

Image: Pic: ITV News Senior Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat said the photos shows a lack of"seriousness" at the top of government in its attitude towards the pandemic.By News Editor, HuffPost UK 23/05/2022 07:27pm BST.inflation hit a 40-year high of 9% in the 12 months to April.The former justice minister again claims Imran Ahmad Khan is the victim of “a serious miscarriage of justice” who did no receive a"fair trial".

He told Sky News:"It's very difficult to look at those photographs because they don't give the impression of seriousness that I think we really need in our country. "We know that Number 10 was working hard. Of course, they were and they were doing all they could. Image: Former leader of the Conservative Party Iain Duncan Smith. "But we also know that people were working incredibly hard in hospitals and care homes and across our country. "We know that teachers were turning up to work and making sure that people could get kids education when they were essential workers.

"We know that many people were turning up at times when they were extremely worried. Former Tory minister John Redwood has previously told Sky News"Labour's windfall tax" was not needed because North Sea oil and gas"already pays double tax". "And I'm afraid this doesn't show the level of seriousness that we really need in government." 'Clear there was a party' Veteran Tory MP Sir Roger Gale said it was"absolutely clear that there was a party" and that the PM was there. He accused the PM of misleading parliament by denying a party had taken place. A newer intake MP said he had sympathy for the idea of increasing benefits but said that could only happen"if economy is strong enough to pay for it" and added that won't happen"if we have taxed it to death". Mr Johnson was asked on 8 December 2021 if there was a party in Downing Street on that day, to which he said:"No, but I am sure that whatever happened, the guidance was followed and the rules were followed at all times.

" Baroness Davidson, former leader of the Scottish Conservatives, said it was clear the PM had lied to parliament and his position was untenable. "There is now photographic evidence that when the prime minister stood up in parliament and was asked directly was there a party in No 10 on this date and he replied 'no', he lied to Parliament," she told Channel 4 News. Last week the chancellor said he was not able to raise the payments more than 3. "I don't think his job is tenable and his position is tenable. The office of prime minister should be above being traduced by the person who holds it." And current Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross demanded an explanation of why the PM thinks his behaviour was"acceptable" when most will think the pictures"seem unjustifiable and wrong".9%.

A Number 10 spokesman said:"The Cabinet Office and the Met Police have had access to all information relevant to their investigations, including photographs. "The Met have concluded their investigation and Sue Gray will publish her report in the coming days, at which point the prime minister will address parliament in full." Related Topics . Related Topics.