Number of #DowningStreetParties being investigated hits unlucky 13 for #BorisJohnson

Boris Johnson: his self-inflicted troubles are piling up.

The revelations are coming out thick and fast now, and all Boris Johnson can do now is react with an apology.

It’s the worst possible situation for him because he doesn’t know what’s coming next and cannot prepare; he can only take the rap and hope the public get outrage fatigue.

And we’re not getting tired of being angry at all.

The latest revelation is that the former head of the civil service Covid taskforce – the team responsible for drawing up Covid restrictions – held a leaving party during lockdown in 2020.

Kate Josephs, now chief executive of Sheffield City Council, has tweeted a statement in which she says she had drinks with colleagues on the evening of 17 December.

Here it is:

It does seem odd that she has decided to make this statement unilaterally.

Perhaps she feared the consequences if it came to light from another source.

While it doesn’t seem to involve Boris Johnson directly, it is still hugely damaging to his administration because it means the person who designed the lockdown restrictions that the rest of us had to observe or face the wrath of the law was happy to break them herself.

The implication is that this assumption runs across Johnson’s government; they all thought they could do what they liked.

That’s the kind of attitude that only spreads from the top downward.

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