Pictures have emerge in Sunday Mirror of the prime minister during the alleged inspection, sitting next to employees wearing tinsel and Santa hats.
The newspaper reports this comes days before the 10th meeting which is currently being investigated by Cabinet Secretary Simon Case.
Also on Sunday, Daily mail made accusations that the Prime Minister had criticized the BBC for covering the row of Christmas parties in Downing Street, accusing the broadcaster of “revenge” and of not focusing on its “main mission” of promote enhancement programs.
Meanwhile, Labor rose to the highest vote lead over the Conservatives in seven years.
Lib Dems believe they are ‘close to the neck’ with the Tories in the by-election
In North Shropshire, where a by-election is taking place, the Liberal Democrats believe they are neck-and-neck with the Tories.
A Lib Dem source said the Downing Street party scandal was like “manna falling from the sky” for party campaigners.
Jon Stone, our policy correspondent, reports:
Zoe TidmanDecember 12, 2021, 08:05
PM faces Tory uprising because of Covid restrictions – report
It has also been reported that Boris Johnson is facing an uprising in his own cabinet against possibly further tightening of Covid-19 restrictions amid the spread of the Omicron variant.
Zoe TidmanDecember 12, 2021 07:57
‘PM briefly participated in a virtual test’ – No10
This is No10’s response, according to Pippa Crerar from Mirror:
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Downing Street Christmas Quiz
In one of this morning’s headlines, Boris Johnson was pictured holding a Christmas quiz in Downing Steet last December citing a “clear violation” of Covid’s rules. his government.
An image obtained by Sunday Mirror shows the prime minister sitting with two colleagues beneath a portrait of Margaret Thatcher as he reportedly reads questions to staff via video.
Emily Atkinson full story:
Zoe TidmanDecember 12, 2021 07:39
Good morning and welcome to our live coverage of UK politics, as the Sunday papers make new allegations against the Prime Minister
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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/boris-johnson-news-live-party-update-b1974437.html Boris Johnson pictured at the Christmas quiz last winter as Labor led the poll against the Tories