The British television channel ITV has published new photos of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at one of the parties of the British political elite during the quarantine.
On the photos, the Prime Minister drinks at a party on November 13, 2020 in honor of Communications Director Johnson. Judging by the pictures, the participants of the event are close at hand, and Johnson is captured making a toast with a glass raised in his hand, next to him are bottles of alcohol.
It is noted that other participants in this party were fined, but the politician himself was not. He only received a fine for a party on June 19, 2020, which was held in honor of his birthday.
The parties of the British political elite have been held several times during the COVID-19 pandemic, the scandal associated with them has been called Partygate. According to police, Johnson attended at least six such events.
There is speculation that Johnson may fire the head of the civil service, Simon Case, over the party scandal. According to sources, the official is accused of allowing parties to be held during the nationwide lockdown. After that, the prime minister may ask Case to resign or even fire him to show that he has learned from this story. It is possible that it is precisely for such a “manoeuvre” that the head of the service still remains in his position.