Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologized for attending the party during the blockade of the coronavirus and stated that it did not happen to him that the birthday gathering was a party.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson offered what he said as a “heartfelt” apology. Participate in an illegal party During the blockade, however, he claimed to have stopped calling for resignation without deliberately breaking the rules or misleading Congress.
“I couldn’t think of it,” Johnson told members of the House of Commons on Tuesday that the birthday gathering with cake was a party.
Opposition politicians and some Conservatives have been dissatisfied with Johnson’s resignation since the talk of political parties began to spread in the Prime Minister’s Office and other government buildings late last year when the country was under coronavirus control. Is recruiting.The scandal became known as “Party gate”..
Last week, Johnson was fined £ 50 ($ 65) for attending his own surprise birthday party at 10 Downing Street in June 2020.
When the House of Commons returned from the 11-day Easter vacation, Johnson acknowledged the “wounds and anger” of the people, but “just before and after an important meeting, a rally in the Cabinet Room happened to me. No. The COVID strategy can violate the rules. “
Keir Starmer, the leader of the opposition Labor Party, called the apology a “joke” and demanded that the Conservatives dump Johnson.
“Even now, when the latest bad apology stumbles from one side of his mouth, a new series of deflections and distortions is poured from the other side,” Starmer said.
“He knows he’s dishonest and can’t change, so he drags everyone else down with him.”
John Robinson is more suitable.
Britain is more suitable. pic.twitter.com/5ASkZXp5NJ
— Keir Starmer (@Keir_Starmer) April 19, 2022
Labor is trying to urge lawmakers to blame Johnson for a “party gate” scandal.
Lindsay Hoyle said Labor would allow the Labor Party to hold a commons debate and vote on whether Johnson should be investigated for allegedly misleading parliament.
The large majority of the Conservatives in Congress means that the bill is unlikely to be passed.
Johnson claimed on Tuesday that he looked down on him, It’s wrong to change leaders Meanwhile, Britain is facing a crisis such as the war in Ukraine and the pressure on living expenses due to soaring energy and prices.