Johnson’s political career in peril after combative partygate inquiry hearing

Sign up to our free Brexit and beyond email for the latest headlines on what Brexit is meaning for the UK Sign up to our Brexit email for the latest insight Boris Johnson is fighting for his political future after MPs investigating his partygate denials denounced the “flimsy” assurances they were based on. In at … Read more

Key points from Boris Johnson’s Partygate probe grilling

Sign up for the View from Westminster email for expert analysis straight to your inbox Get our free View from Westminster email A combative Boris Johnson came out swinging as he addressed a committee investigating whether he misled the Commons over parties at Downing Street during lockdown. The former prime minister, in a bullish opening … Read more

Johnson’s defence passed to MPs preparing to question him over partygate ‘lies’

Sign up to our free Brexit and beyond email for the latest headlines on what Brexit is meaning for the UK Sign up to our Brexit email for the latest insight Boris Johnson’s legal team has handed over to MPs his defence dossier seeking to rebut allegations he lied to Parliament with his partygate denials. … Read more

Partygate evidence to be published ahead of Boris Johnson’s TV grilling– live

Boris Johnson seen for first time since Partygate defence dossier published Sign up for the View from Westminster email for expert analysis straight to your inbox Get our free View from Westminster email MPs investigating whether Boris Johnson lied to the House of Commons are set to publish their Partygate evidence at 9am – hours … Read more

‘Hindsight is a wonderful thing’: Johnson’s key arguments to MPs

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Boris Johnson has shared his criticisms, arguments and some regrets with the MPs investigating whether he lied to Parliament over partygate. The 52-page dossier tees up some of … Read more

Boris Johnson’s Partygate defence branded weak by Tory MPs

Sign up for the View from Westminster email for expert analysis straight to your inbox Get our free View from Westminster email Boris Johnson faces a “torrid time” at Wednesday’s showdown grilling on whether he lied over Partygate, according to Conservatives MPs who branded his defence dossier weak and predicted that he would be found … Read more

From cake to Cummings: Key points from Boris Johnson’s Partygate defence

Sign up for the View from Westminster email for expert analysis straight to your inbox Get our free View from Westminster email Boris Johnson has accepted that he misled MPs but insisted his Partygate denials were made “in good faith” based on what he “honestly” knew at the time. The former prime minister insisted in … Read more

Boris Johnson’s defence against partygate contempt probe due to be published

Sign up to our free Brexit and beyond email for the latest headlines on what Brexit is meaning for the UK Sign up to our Brexit email for the latest insight Boris Johnson’s defence against claims he lied to Parliament over the partygate scandal could be published on Monday as he prepares for a showdown … Read more