British police will soon issue the first round in a series of finesParties celebrated by Boris Johnson, Prime Minister’s Staff During coronavirus lockdowns.
Multiple UK media reports claimed that fines would be handed out by the Metropolitan Police on Tuesday. However, they declined to confirm this.He refused to give any “progress comments” regarding his investigation.
A number of politicians and officials were investigated for allegedly violating the rules that it had imposed during the pandemic.
The London Metropolitan Police sent questionnaires out to over 100 people including the prime minister and interviewed witnesses as part a criminal investigation.
Johnson’s power as a leader was shaken by public outrage over the revelations that his staff hosted “bring your drink” office parties, birthday celebrations, and “wine Fridays” in 2020 and 2021. COVID-19 restrictions in Britain prevented millions of Britons from gathering with family and friends.
Johnson has denied any wrongdoing. However, it is alleged he was at some of the dozen events at his office at 10 Downing St. and other government buildings being investigated by police.
Opponents and some Conservative Party Members said JohnsonShould you be fined for breaking the rules?