British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have to pay a fine for breaking anti-COVID-19 rules at parties in power circles in 2020 and 2021, Downing Street said on Tuesday. This announcement immediately raised calls for resignation from opposition parties.
Finance Minister Rishi Sunak will also be sanctioned for his involvement in the
party gatea scandal that has rocked the UK government during the pandemic.
The Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer today received notification that the police intended to issue them finessaid the spokesperson.
The Labor opposition immediately reacted by demanding the departure of the head of government and the finance minister.
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak have repeatedly broken the law and lied to Britons. They should both resign. The Conservatives are totally unfit to governreacted the leader of the Labor Party, Keir Starmer via Twitter.
Boris Johnson, whose popularity had fallen sharply after this scandal, had made his mea culpa before the deputies. However, he ruled out the possibility of resigning and asked to wait for the conclusions of the police investigation.