Partygate scandal

From Brexit to Partygate: Here's the twists and turns of Boris Johnson’s political career

UK PM Boris Johnson's timeline was marred by his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and a steady stream of ethics allegations.

published on : 7th July 2022

Political crisis deepens as British PM Johnson's leadership hangs in the balance

Now, with two high-profile Cabinet exits, that support system has also collapsed and many are counting down the days, if not hours before Boris Johnson is forcibly shown the door.

published on : 6th July 2022

If something is too good to be true, then it's not true: Rishi Sunak's parting shot to UK PM Johnson

The 42-year-old Conservative Party MP was candid not only about the incompetence of the government that error reflected but also about his disappointment with his boss' handling of economic policy.

published on : 6th July 2022

Rishi Sunak backs UK PM Johnson ahead of no confidence vote

Sunak's intervention came soon after UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss announced her support for PM Johnson in the voting.

published on : 6th June 2022

Boris Johnson's future as UK PM hangs in balance over partygate

The byelection later this month follows former Pakistani-origin Tory MP Imran Ahmad Khan's resignation in the wake of his conviction over sexual assault.

published on : 5th June 2022

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for 'Partygate'

Johnson said he was 'humbled' and had 'learned a lesson' but that it was now time to 'move on' and focus on the government’s priorities.

published on : 25th May 2022

UK lawmakers order probe into PM Boris Johnson's alleged lies on 'partygate' scandal

The probe piles more pressure on a Conservative prime minister whose grip on power has been shaken by claims he flouted the pandemic rules he imposed on the country.

published on : 22nd April 2022

UK PM Boris Johnson offers 'wholehearted apology' over partygate scandal

Last week, Johnson was fined 50 pounds for attending his own surprise birthday party making him the first British prime minister ever found to have broken the law while in office.

published on : 19th April 2022

Partygate scandal: UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak offers unreserved apology, pays fine

The so-called partygate scandal, of around 12 parties being held at Downing Street and other UK government offices in Whitehall in breach of coronavirus legislation in place during 2020-2021.

published on : 13th April 2022

London Police issues over 50 fines in UK government's 'partygate' scandal

Last month, the force had confirmed 20 fines, a number which now goes up to at least 30 more fines or 'referrals' for so-called fixed penalty notices to the force's official criminal records unit.

published on : 12th April 2022