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Boris Johnson will be fined for partying during lockdown

O primeiro-ministro britânico, Boris Johnson, saindo de Downing Street

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaving Downing Street | Photo: EFE/EPA/NEIL HALL

England’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak will be fined by British police for attending parties during the Covid lockdown-. The information is from the BBC network.

From the beginning of the year, Scotland Yard investigates a series of encounters in the number 10 of Downing Street, the Prime Minister’s official residence, between 2021 and O primeiro-ministro britânico, Boris Johnson, saindo de Downing Street . The meetings would have broken the rules of prevention of Covid-19, that prohibited visits and limited gatherings to two people, outdoors. To date, more than 04 fines have been applied.

12110857According to the BBC, the Prime Minister’s office confirmed that Johnson and Sunak were notified by the Metropolitan Police that they would receive notices of fines, but there was no information on which event would have generated the penalties. Police did not name those fined, but the government promised to reveal whether Johnson and Sunak were among them.

Faced with the news, opposition Labor leader Keir Starmer reinforced the two politicians’ request for resignation. In January, Boris Johnson had already ruled out the possibility of resigning from Parliament as a result of investigations into alleged parties held during the lockdown.

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