Johnson and his team held weekly parties throughout the pandemic

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s cabinet held parties throughout the pandemic called ‘wine Fridays’ in which Johnson regularly participated and even encouraged attendees to “let off steam” at a time when this type of Indoor gatherings were prohibited. This is how he tells it in an exclusive british daily Daily Mirror.

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According to sources explained to the English media, the controversy that has been known this week for which Johnson celebrated parties in the days of mourning for the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, did not take place exceptionally, but that these were “popular” events.

Even the staff of Downing Street invested, as the newspaper indicates, 142 pounds in a fridge “to keep their bottles of white wine, Prosecco and beer cool”. The attendees would take turns going through different supermarkets to stock up on alcoholic beverages that they would take to the so-called ‘wine Fridays’ (wine time Friday’s, in English). The Daily Mirror He also talks about a photograph of said refrigerator in the famous London street.

apologies for the parties

This Thursday, the British Prime Minister, involved in a new controversy over the celebration of two farewell parties on April 16, 2021, has apologized to Queen Elizabeth II. The monarch had to sit alone that same day at her husband’s funeral due to anti-COVID security measures.

It is the second time that the politician has had to apologize in public, and this Wednesday he also apologized and admitted another party, this one held in May 2020. Boris Johnson said he believed it was a “work event”.

At this time, the country was in the second phase of de-escalation and had security measures in place to stop the coronavirus pandemic. Indoor gatherings were banned and outdoor events were limited to six people, away from Johnson’s 30 cabinet partygoers, who danced and drank into the wee hours of the morning.


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