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Boris Johnson information: PM not among first 20 fined for Partygate, as No 10 refuses to admit law was broken

Boris Johnson advised reality about Partygate ‘to best of his ability’, says deputy PM

Downing Street has confirmed that Boris Johnson has not but been knowledgeable whether or not he’s to be fined over lockdown-breaking events he allegedly attended.

Asked if Mr Johnson had acquired a hard and fast penalty discover (FPN), his official spokesman stated: “No – no change” and that the prime minister will solely remark on the conclusion of the method.

Downing Street additionally continues to refuse to settle for the law had been broken, regardless of the Met issuing 20 FPNs.

It comes as former Whitehall ethics chief Helen MacNamara has been reportedly been fined in reference to a celebration held throughout lockdown.

Controversial feedback by the Brexit alternatives minister had been heard this morning as he defended his dismissal of the partygate row as “fluff” saying it was “not the most important issue in the world” within the context of Ukraine and the price of residing disaster.

He acknowledged that individuals had been “undeniably cross” however insisted that Boris Johnson had not misled parliament, suggesting the PM had been given “wrong information”.

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Boris Johnson has not acquired a positive

No 10 confirmed that Boris Johnson has not been knowledgeable whether or not he’s to be fined over gatherings he attended throughout the pandemic.

Asked if Mr Johnson had acquired a hard and fast penalty discover, his official spokesman stated: “No – no change.”

Downing Street proceed to refuse to settle for the law had been broken, regardless of the Met issuing 20 fastened penalty notices (FPNs).

Asked if the PM now accepted that Covid guidelines had been breached, the spokesman stated: “The prime minister wants to comment at the conclusion of the process and not in the middle of it … we will have more to say at the conclusion of the process.”

Maryam Zakir-Hussain4 April 2022 12:21

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While the first partygate fines are being handed out, and Brexit Opportunities minister stated this morning that some Covid restrictions had been “inhuman”, the Chief Inspector at Ofsted spoke to talkRADIO in regards to the devastating results of lockdown on youngsters’s studying.

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Brexit Opportunities minister blasted by caller for ‘lying to us’

A caller on LBC tells Jacob Rees-Mogg he lied to the public for promising “lower energy prices and cheaper food” if we left the EU.

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Rees-Mogg says Old Testament right on trans issues

Asked on the LBC phone-in if a woman can have a penis, cabinet minister Jacob Rees-Mogg said “no” and referenced Genesis 1: 27.

He said: “God made man in his own image. He made man and he made woman. He made both of them. I think God making us in his own image is quite good enough for me.”

However, Rees-Mogg also added: “The issue is a complex one. There are issues of tolerance, and there are issues of kindliness, and I think it’s essential to permit individuals to make no matter decisions of their life.”

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MP Simon Harts says there are lots of choices ‘we’d want we’d taken in another way’ over Partygate

The secretary of state for Wales tells GB News: “‘There are many things, many decisions and judgements that we probably all made at the time that we wish we’d taken differently.”

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Rising meals prices ‘nothing to do with Brexit’, insists Jacob Rees-Mogg

Mr Rees-Mogg additionally claimed that post-Brexit commerce offers would assist ease the price of residing disaster – regardless of predictions meals inflation will hit 15 per cent this year.

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Maryam Zakir-Hussain4 April 2022 10:37

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Government minister Jacob Rees-Mogg stated he felt “sorry” on a “personal level” about David Warburton’s position

The Brexit alternatives minister, whose constituency borders Mr Warburton’s Somerton and Frome seat, was requested on LBC Radio if he would provide a phrase of consolation to a neighbouring MP.

“I obviously feel sorry for somebody on a personal level but it’s really important that the inquiry is carried out and people feel safe working in Parliament,” the previous Commons chief stated.

“There’s a need for personal sympathy but there is also a need for a proper process to be followed.”

Mr Rees-Mogg stated it was “really important that people who are worried about their working relationship in Parliament have an independent body that they can go to”.

Maryam Zakir-Hussain4 April 2022 10:19

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Jacob Rees-Mogg says Boris Johnson was given unsuitable details about events in Downing Street

The minister advised LBC: “The fact that the prime minister was given wrong information does not mean he mislead people.”

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Jacob Rees-Mogg defends his description of partygate as “fluff” and “fundamentally trivial”

Speaking to LBC this morning, the minister stated: “I think those words in the context of what is going on in Ukraine is completely reasonable.

“I don’t think the issue of what may or may not have happened in Downing Street is fundamental.

“What is fundamental is that we look in the enquiry at how those rules were devised and the effect that they had because I think some of those rules were inhuman.”

He added: “What we should learn from this is not in relation to parties, but was it ever right to say that you weren’t allowed to be with people as they were dying and I think it is so important that the enquiry that is about to take place looks to whether the restrictions were proportionate.”

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