Parties across the government during the so-called Kovid restrictions so far


There have been ore revelations about the parties held in the center of Downing Street and government on the eve of the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh.

Here is a list of alleged parties, who have been admitted in several cases.

– 15 May 2020: Downing Street Garden Party

Boris Johnson, his wife Carey’s former chief adviser Dominic Cummings and Mr Johnson’s principal private secretary Martin Reynolds are pictured sitting with wine and cheese around a table in the Garden of Number 10, in a photo leaked to The Guardian went.

Some 15 other people were also in the picture, but the prime minister insisted it was a work meeting, adding: “They were meetings of people at work, talking about work.”

– 20 May 2020: BYOB Garden Party

The revelation came in an email that was leaked to ITV from Mr Reynolds, with more than 100 Downing Street employees asking him to “bring your own wine” for the evening gathering.

Several reports have suggested that the Prime Minister attended the event along with his wife.

– 13 November 2020: A party dropout for senior colleagues

According to reports at the time, Mr Johnson made a speech for Lee Cann, his late communications director and close aide of Mr Cummings.

– 13 November 2020: Johnson’s Flat Party

There are allegations that the prime minister’s then fiancée hosted parties at his flat, a similar event taking place on 13 November, the night Mr Cummings left Number 10.

Dominic Cummings, a former aide to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, leaves from 10 Downing Street (PA) , PA Archive

A spokesman for Mrs Johnson called the claim “total nonsense”.

– 25 November 2020: Treasury Drinks

A Treasury spokesman told The Times that several employees had come to the office to work on a review of the spending.

He added: “We have been made aware that a small number of those employees had drank alcohol around their desks after the incident.”

– 27 November 2020: Another employee who is leaving

The Mirror reported that the prime minister made an aides farewell speech in late November while the lockdown in England was still in place.

Other reports said the job was to leave for Cleo Watson, a senior Downing Street aide and aide of Mr Cummings.

Former advisor Cleo Watson arrives at Downing Street. , PA Archive