The highest ranking public official to be implicated in the partygate scandal

Mr Case read history at Cambridge University and went on to undertake a PhD at Queen Mary University of London where he completed a thesis on the contribution that the Joint Intelligence Committee made to British policy on Germany during the early Cold War. After his doctorate, he joined the civil service in 2006 and … Read more

Sue Gray partygate report: Lines at No 10 were ‘blurred’, admits George Eustice

George Eustice, the Environment Secretary, is on the media round for the Government this morning.  He said he does not believe that “anything new will come from” the Sue Gray report as he argued that much of the detail about the partygate scandal is already in the public domain.  He told Times Radio: “I will of … Read more

Sue Gray partygate report: Lines at No 10 were ‘blurred’, admits George Eustice

George Eustice, the Environment Secretary, is on the media round for the Government this morning.  He said he does not believe that “anything new will come from” the Sue Gray report as he argued that much of the detail about the partygate scandal is already in the public domain.  He told Times Radio: “I will of … Read more

Downing Street security guards who warned against lockdown parties ‘were laughed at’

On Tuesday night, staff who were fined for their attendance at parties during the Covid lockdown accused Boris Johnson of avoiding responsibility for the events. The Prime Minister was fined only once by the Met, while some Number 10 staff received as many as five fixed penalty notices for their attendance at parties. Employees said … Read more

Tories told to stop using Protocol row as ‘distraction from partygate scandal’ or risk trade war with EU

The event was an unprecedented diplomatic effort from Sinn Fein, the former political wing of the IRA and a party that has always refused to take up its seats in Westminster. The Bill would also stop future inquests and civil actions related to the Troubles, although it does not fully close the door to criminal … Read more