Sir Keir Starmer Calls For Prime Minister Boris Johnson To Resign As He's Questioned At "Partygate" Inquiry

Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer said in light of the prime minister's questioning over Partygate: “Boris Johnson must resign as prime minister, over widespread criminality in Downing Street during lock-down”.

The comments came after the Met issued it's first 20 FPNs (Fixed Penalty Notices) pertaining to the lock-down rules violated at 10 Downing Street and Whitehall.

Starmer has also accused Boris Johnson of “Misleading Parliament by saying no rules were broken”.

The two party leaders have also rowed at each other over Rishi Sunak's Spring Budget, with Boris saying: “Mr Sunak's changes to National Insurance and a cut to fuel duty added up to a tax cut for workers”.

And Starmer calling it: “Utterly cynical, putting the burden on us now than saving it for when we return to normalcy”.

The Metropolitan police has been investigating 12 events, with Boris being at 3 of them and a speculated 5.

The Met have sent out 100 questionnaires to ask about people's attendance and contributions towards the events, in order to make sure previous alibis hold up.

Many have called for the 20 ministers who got FPNs to be identified by the police, but individuals given FPNs are legally entitled to remain anonymous, regular citizen or MP.

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