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Christmas Party #10: Dominic Cummings Claims There’s A Third Party

The allegation came as the Prime Minister defended himself against the claims of another party (Image: Getty)

Dominic Cummings announced that there was another party in Downing Street during last year’s lockdown.

It came after the prime minister forced to defend themselves in the Commons this afternoon about allegations that there was a secret staff party on December 18, when London was under Level Three restrictions.

Video of his then press secretary appearing to laugh about it with colleagues sparked anger last night, with Boris saying he was ‘angry’ after seeing the footage and will call for an investigation.

As the PMQs continued, former top government aide Mr Cummings decided to add fuel to the fire by tweeting: ‘Will CABSEC also be required to investigate the *apartment* party on Nov. other parties and ‘bubble’ policy apartments…? ‘

November 13 was the same day Mr Cummings left government, following reports of fierce fighting.

After he made the allegation, Labor MP Catherine West asked during PMQ meetings if he could confirm whether there was a section in Downing Street that day.

He replied ‘no’ and added: ‘I’m sure whatever happens, the guidelines are followed and the rules are followed at all times.’

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Mr Johnson insists he has been repeatedly assured that ‘no partisanship and no Covid rules are broken’.

It comes after the Department for Education admitted that it held a staff social meeting on December 10 last year contrary to coronavirus social distancing rules because London was under Tier Two restrictions. at that time.

A department spokesman said: ”Beverages and snacks were brought in by attendees and no outside guests or support staff were invited or present.

“Although this is work-related, in retrospect we accept that it was better not to assemble this way at that particular time.”

During a Commons session today, Labour’s Dr Rosena Allin-Khan questioned how Boris Johnson sleeps at night as she recalls crying behind her mask while working in the care room special.

The Tooting MP said the country was ‘angry’ before adding: ‘Last Christmas while we were in lockdown, millions were unable to be with their families, thousands waved through the doors. book their care homes with loved ones wishing them a happy Christmas from the side of the road, people dying without getting a final touch from their daughter, son, wife.

‘Working in the intensive care unit, I cried behind my mask as three children talked to their dying mother on an iPad begging her to wake up. Countless children now grow up without parents while parties are held at number 10.

‘This is shameful, this is an insult to everyone who has followed the rules, it is an insult to everyone who is not allowed to say their final goodbyes . This happened upstairs in the Prime Minister’s office, so my question is simple: How does the Prime Minister sleep at night? ‘

Mr Johnson thanked Dr Rosena for her service, adding: ‘If you ask me how I sleep at night, the answer, of course, is that I take full responsibility for everything the Government has done. do, but I have to say the way forward for this country is now focused on our position and, above all, getting vaccinated as quickly as possible. ‘

The Metropolitan Police said they were reviewing video footage of Downing Street officers discussing the Christmas party during a press conference rehearsal.

It comes as thousands of people have signed a petition on Change.org calling on the IOPC, the police watchdog, to investigate the Metropolitan Police’s response to the alleged incident.

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Huynh Nguyen

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