Theresa May says ‘nobody is above the law’ as she breaks silence on 'partygate'

1/28/2022 9:40:00 PM

She hasn't held back...

She hasn't held back...

The former Prime Minister said she's ‘angry’ at allegations of parties held in Downing Street.

Former Prime MinisterTheresa Mayhas said she is ‘angry’ at the allegations of parties held in Downing Street during coronavirus restrictions.Mrs May, who has so far not publicly commented on the saga engulfing No 10, addressed the scandal in a letter to constituents seen by her local newspaper.

: ‘I have said previously that it is vital that those who set the rules, follow the rules. Nobody is above the law.‘This is important for ensuring the necessary degree of trust between the public and Government.‘Like so many, I was angry to hear stories of those in Number 10, who are responsible for setting the coronavirus rules, not properly following the rules.’

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Theresa May said she’s ‘angry’ at allegations of parties held in Downing Street (Getty) Former Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is ‘angry’ at the allegations of parties held in Downing Street during coronavirus restrictions.worsened the situation by deliberately squeezing gas exports.seems to be succeeding at driving a wedge between Western allies.documents emerged saying Johnson intervened personally to help Pen Farthing get his animals out of Kabul – ahead of desperate Afghans whose help for Britain had put a Taliban target on their backs – despite the prime minister’s insistence that he had done no such thing.

Mrs May, who has so far not publicly commented on the saga engulfing No 10, addressed the scandal in a letter to constituents seen by her local newspaper. : ‘I have said previously that it is vital that those who set the rules, follow the rules. But some environmentalists see a silver lining here: this moment could, they argue, act as a wake-up call for Europe on the risks of a fossil-fueled world. Nobody is above the law. Discussing Putin’s strategy, Mr Bolton, 73, said: “I think it’s very dangerous in large part because Putin is looking at this through a strategic framework that neither the United States nor NATO are responding in an appropriate way. ‘This is important for ensuring the necessary degree of trust between the public and Government. “It should act as a real springboard to kind of rethink Europe’s relationship with gas. ‘Like so many, I was angry to hear stories of those in Number 10, who are responsible for setting the coronavirus rules, not properly following the rules. The effect in the US is obvious enough: Trump, in office and out of it, has entrenched a situation in which a large chunk of the American population inhabits a realm heedless of truth, evidence and science.

’ The letter – sent before the Metropolitan Police launched an inquiry into the alleged parties – referred to senior official Sue Gray’s investigation, which has now been delayed due to the criminal probe.U. “I don’t think he has made up his mind finally on what he wants to do because he is still doing a continuous cost-benefit analysis. Mrs May said that ‘if there is evidence of deliberate or premeditated wrongdoing, I expect full accountability to follow’. She added: ‘All those working at the heart of Government should conduct themselves with the highest of standards which befits the work they do, and this applies as much to those working in Number 10 as to other parts of Government. But its new government has it might now shelve authorization of Nord Stream-2, a pipeline that would have boosted gas imports from Russia.’ Mrs May has been a critic of Boris Johnson’s policies in the Commons (AFP) Scotland Yard has thrown Ms Gray’s inquiry into disarray by constraining her report over concerns its contents may impact the police investigation into possible lockdown breaches carrying fines, it is understood. “While we are looking at Ukraine, he is looking at Georgia, Belarus, or someplace else. The Metropolitan Police were widely criticised for asking the senior civil servant to make only ‘minimal reference’ to No 10 events now subject to a criminal investigation, buying more time for Boris Johnson as he faces a threat to his leadership. If Russia invades Ukraine and enters a military conflict with NATO powers, natural gas prices could well double from their already high levels, says Massimo Di Odoardo, vice president of global gas research at energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie. He could, for example, have defended his role in the Kabul pet airlift.

The force argued the constraints on the Cabinet Office report into ‘partygate’ are necessary to ‘avoid any prejudice to our investigation’, meaning it faces being watered down or a lengthy delay. Ken Macdonald, a former director of public prosecutions (DPP), said the move seems ‘disproportionate’ in the face of ‘very powerful’ public interest in the report’s swift publication.” The E. Mr Biden said there would be"enormous consequences" for the world if Russia made a move on the nation, which sits on its south-western border. It was understood Ms Gray’s team were still working on the investigation while in contact with the Met. So far, seven Tory MPs have publicly called for Mr Johnson to quit, but others are believed to have done so privately in letters to the chairman of the Conservatives’ 1922 Committee.’s big fear is that U. If the number of letters received by Sir Graham Brady hits 54, representing 15% of all Tory MPs, then a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister’s leadership is triggered. It was once taboo for a chancellor to reveal any of his budget until he had delivered it: in 1947, Hugh Dalton had to resign for breaking that unwritten rule.

Mr Johnson would have to then win the support of half of Conservative MPs in order to stay in No 10. sanctions, which may limit Russia‘s ability to use dollars or international payment systems, would make it difficult for customers to pay for natural gas orders and cause hold-ups. Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at webnews@metro.co. “In the Armageddon event that Russia kind of halves exports,” said Di Odoardo, “Europe could only last around six weeks [in cold weather] with the level of storage that they have,” before power outages and rationing would begin in some countries.uk. For more stories like this, . In the short term, Europe has few options to shift its energy mix away from Russian natural gas. Will the Johnson effect spread beyond Westminster, so that even among regular people the taboo on lying erodes? It’s tempting to laugh that off, to insist that few Britons base their day-to-day behaviour on the conduct of politicians.