Still, to hold a party on the eve of Prince Phillip’s funeral — when the entire country is supposed to be in mourning — is unconscionable.
Johnson called the Queen to abjectly apologize. And then he apologized to Parliment for another event, a BYOB garden party on May 20, 2020.
In both cases, Johnson’s office has maintained that the gatherings were ‘work events’.
Now Johnson and his party are waiting on the Metropolitan Police’s criminal investigation into “potential breaches” of lockdown rules over the past two years, plus the Civil servant Sue Gray’s report.