United Kingdom The photo of Boris Johnson next to a bottle of prosecco reactivates the Partygate
Scotland Yard will question in writing more than 50 people in Downing Street for the
as revealed by the London police in a statement.
and his wife
De he Carrie
are among the possible interrogated, as well as the advisers directly involved and the "junior" staff.
The questionnaires will be sent at the end of the week and must be completed within seven days.
Scotland Yard has not specified how long it will take to complete the investigation, dubbed
The police investigations are focused on
twelve events that occurred between May 2020 and April 2021,
several of them during the three Covid lockdowns in the United Kingdom or at a time when severe restrictions were in force.
If the police conclude that the Covid rules were broken "without a reasonable excuse", personal fines of up to £100 can be imposed.
Boris Johnson allegedly attended
at least three of the
investigated parties, although the list could be extended to four after the publication of the photos of the party on December 15, 2020 in which the "premier" appears with two members of his team and a bottle of prosecco.
Scotland Yard issued a statement Wednesday saying the decision not to investigate the "quiz party" will be
"reviewed" in light of new evidence.
The police confirmed that this event was not initially among the 12 parties investigated because it was initially determined that there was no indication of an alleged criminal offense.
At the time the "quiz party" was held at the "premier's" mansion, London was under severe "level 2" restrictions, which
expressly prohibited the mixing of people from different households
in closed places.
The Government had expressly warned the British to avoid celebrating Christmas parties.
During a dialectical exchange in Parliament, Labor MP Fabian Hamilton snapped at the "premier" referring to the image: "This looks a lot like the Christmas parties that you told us had never happened."
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