PM gives green light to list that also includes knighthood for Jacob Rees-Mogg and damehood for Priti Patel UK politics live – latest updatesRishi Sunak has been accused of allowing Boris Johnson to hand out rewards to those involved in the Partygate scandal, including more than 40 honours and peerages for his closest allies at the time.The prime minister faced criticism for approving the list despite police looking at fresh potential evidence of rule-breaking in Downing Street and Chequers during lockdown, as well as an ongoing parliamentary inquiry into whether Johnson misled the Commons. Continue reading…
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Author : Rowena Mason and Aubrey Allegretti
Publish date : 2023-06-09 20:16:24
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