The chief of staff reportedly pressured Sue Gray to change the “major passage” in the report on the eve of its release last Wednesday.
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Three members of Boris Johnson’s cabinet put pressure on senior official Sue Gray In order to “undermine” the findings and downplay the impact of the PartyGate report, according to The Sunday Times,
Secretary of Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewisfaced charges and defended the “independence” of the report on Sky News Network, accusing the “chief” of “lack of leadership”, overdoing and violating Covid regulations in Downing Street was during the imprisonment.
According to The Sunday Timeschief of staff, Stephen BarkleyCabinet Secretary Simon Case and his right hand Alex Chisholm put pressure on Sue Gray Pada Change the “major route” of the report On the eve of its publication last Wednesday.
Despite the disastrous findings of the report, missed many names And some of the 15 incidents investigated (such as Abba’s party at Boris and Carrie Johnson’s apartment at 11 Downing Street) barely made any mention. Johnson’s former advisor Dominic CummingsThose who have accused “Premier” of disobeying advice against holidaying have admitted that they also did not make a statement.
Boris Johnson will likely be forced to respond this week about alleged pressures that could have compromised the integrity of the report. “Premier”, which still faces parliamentary scrutiny, It has also been accused of “trying to save its skin” by the opposition. The “ministerial code” to avoid resignation came with changes introduced on Friday.
During this, There are already 24 Conservative representatives who have publicly called for his resignation.Anne Marie Morris and former Health Secretary Steve Brine join the ranks of the rebel “Tories”, who however need to reach 54 to launch a motion of censure against their own leader.
Johnson, who was fined 118 euros for a police investigation, Still not getting out of the fray in election, A YouGov poll published this week also predicted the Conservative leader could lose his seat in Uxbridge, west London, if elections were held this week.
Meanwhile, the Tory heavyweight has accused Johnson of leading the Conservative Party “A Big Identity Crisis” Following the announcement of a new tax on exceptional profits for oil and energy companies. “Lack of confidence and clarity has created a toxic mix among voters”Warned veteran Sir Bob Neill, who has added his voice to the voices of rebel MPs.
number two Meanwhile Treasury Secretary John Glenn has admitted to the BBC that the government has entered “yellow card territory”. Glenn, however, said he had decided to remain in his position after “frank and honest discussions” with Boris Johnson.
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