Boris Johnson was referred to the police for possible violations of Covid rules.

Boris Johnson was referred to the police for possible violations of Covid rules.

Boris Johnson was referred to the police for possible violations of Covid rules. The Cabinet Office has sent Boris Johnson to the police for potential further rule violations during the Covid epidemic.

According to the department, the recommendation was made after preliminary paperwork was reviewed in preparation for the Covid public inquiry.

Claims of violations were called a “politically motivated stitch-up” by the previous prime minister’s spokesperson.

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The Metropolitan Police Department and the Thames Valley Police Department claim they are reviewing the data now.

According to the Cabinet Office, the officials were required to give the records to the police by law.

According to the original report in The Times, Mr. Johnson has been submitted to Thames Valley police after his ministerial notebook revealed that the prime minister’s family and friends had visited Chequers, his country estate in Buckinghamshire, throughout the pandemic.

Reports of possible violations of the Health Protection Regulations between June 2020 and May 2021 in Chequers, Buckinghamshire, were received, according to the Thames Valley Police.

The Metropolitan Police Department issued a similar statement, however, they focused on potential security breaches at Number 10 Downing Street.

Mr. Johnson has yet to hear from the authorities. Another infraction of Covid rules was called “totally untrue” by the former prime minister’s spokeswoman.

All contested events took place in a publicly accessible outdoor space or fell under another permissible exception. There are regular get-togethers with bureaucrats and experts.

One official said, “Some within the government have decided to make unfounded suggestions to the police and the Privileges Committee; many will conclude that this has all the hallmarks of yet another politically motivated stitch-up.”

“explaining that the events were lawful and were no breaches of any Covid regulations,” the spokesman said, referring to letters submitted by Mr. Johnson’s attorneys to the Cabinet Office and the Commons Privileges Committee.

Whether or not Mr. Johnson misled Parliament about rule-breaking by Covid in government buildings has been investigated by a seven-member committee of MPs.

The committee released a statement saying it would consider the fresh evidence it got from the administration last week and Mr. Johnson’s answer.

A by-election in Mr. Johnson’s Uxbridge and South Ruislip constituency will be necessary if the committee finds he intentionally misled MPs about the events.

“no contact was made with Mr. Johnson before these incorrect allegations were made to the police and the Privileges Committee” was also deemed “bizarre and unacceptable” by Mr. Johnson’s spokeswoman. The Cabinet Office has dismissed rumors that Mr. Johnson was not warned adequately.

According to the Cabinet Office, the information it provided to law enforcement was gathered during the “normal” course of evaluating documents for a public inquiry into the government’s handling of the pandemic.

This information has been forwarded to the proper authorities by the requirements of the Civil Service Code.

The Pro Magzine has been told that neither ministers nor the cabinet secretary (the person in charge of the government bureaucracy) gave the issue any thought.

Separate from the investigation by the privileges committee, public hearings on the matter will begin next month. Labour’s deputy leader Angela Rayner issued the following statement in response to the news: “These new allegations are for the police to examine, but the government must explain who else knew at the time and why this has only now come to light.”

“He should finally do one decent thing and consider his position as an MP,” said Daisy Cooper, the deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats.

Mr. Johnson is “totally unfit for any form of public service, never mind being the prime minister,” according to Lindsay Jackson, a spokesperson for Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice.

To counter this, Conservative MP and ex-minister Jacob Rees-Mogg defended Mr. Johnson on his GB News show, saying, “The latest stories are just another example of how those who don’t like Boris, mainly because of Brexit, are always looking for something to have a go at him on.”

In July of last year, Mr. Johnson resigned as prime minister after it became known that he had violated Covid lockdown regulations.

After celebrating his birthday in June 2020 with friends, he was fined by the police in April 2021 for disobeying lockdown regulations.

Then-senior civil servant Sue Gray published a report in May 2022 detailing a series of illegal social parties hosted by Downing Street employees.

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