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Is Sue Gray’s Covid parties review so damning it could finish Boris Johnson as PM?

Boris Johnson and Cressida Dick: her decision to investigate the so-called Partygate scandal bought him a three-month reprieve from the “excoriating” contents of Sue Gray’s report – but now seems likely to add fuel to incendiary criticisms it contains.

This casts the Metropolitan Police’s decision to investigate the alleged lockdown-busting Downing Street parties – after initially refusing – in a very poor light indeed.

The Met, under then-Commissioner Cressida Dick, decided to launch an investigation after all, shortly before Cabinet Office civil servant Sue Gray was due to publish her review into the events underlying the so-called Partygate scandal.

Ms Gray had been expected to publish her report around January 24 this year, but it didn’t appear on that day – and on the very next day, Dick announced that the Met was launching an investigation of its own.

This Writer said at the time that the announcement seemed an obvious delaying tactic and today’s (April 25) revelation suggests that I was right.

Ms Gray was forced to amend her report because the plods said they didn’t want it to contain any information that could prejudice their inquiries.

And now we hear claims that the full report is so “excoriating” of Johnson that it could end his term as prime minister:

The Times, citing an official it described as being familiar with the contents of the complete report, said Ms Gray’s full findings were even more personally critical of the Prime Minister and could end his premiership.

According to the paper, the official said: “Sue’s report is excoriating. It will make things incredibly difficult for the Prime Minister. There’s an immense amount of pressure on her – her report could be enough to end him.” No 10 declined to comment.

Ironically, it seems the Met’s delaying tactic is likely to have made matters worse for Johnson in the long term.

Already he has received one fixed-term penalty – a fine – for attending a party held to celebrate his own birthday in 2020. It seems likely he will receive another for a “bring your own booze” event in the garden of 10 Downing Street on May 20 that year.

And there are four other events that he allegedly attended being investigated by the police as well.

Ms Gray can’t release her full report until after the police investigation has ended but, by then, any criticism of Johnson may be superceded by the consequences of the fines.

According to the i newspaper, Tory rebels are organising to oust him if their party fares poorly in next month’s local elections – or if he receives further fines.

The three-month reprieve Johnson has enjoyed as a result of the police investigation has merely allowed them to organise themselves, it seems.

The paper says Johnson’s critics are currently “holding back” to await the local election results or further fines – but have prepared ‘no confidence’ letters to be submitted en masse to the 1922 Committee of backbench Tory MPs should the party take a battering at the polls on May 5.

It seems Johnson’s chickens are coming home to roost and any plan to fend off his critics with an early general election is likely to fail. How will he try to save his bacon now?

Source: Sue Gray’s Covid parties review could spell ‘end’ of Boris Johnson premiership, says report

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Cressida Dick: ‘I did not voluntarily resign’ – but she had to go, didn’t she?

Cressida Dick: she didn’t want to go – but with scandals breaking around her, how could she have stayed?

The departing Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has criticised London Mayor Sadiq Khan on her last day in the job, saying, “I did not voluntarily resign.

But Dame Cressida Dick had to go, didn’t she? Multiple scandals involving officers of that service showed that she was not capable of maintaining order and a standard of behaviour that is expected.

As this LondonWorld article states,

Dame Cressida has spent 40 years in London’s main police force – including five years as its top officer – but quit on February 11 after mounting scandals.

She resigned after Mr Khan expressed his displeasure with her response to widespread public outrage over offensive messages exchanged by a group of officers based at Charing Cross police station.

It was one of a string of controversies that plagued her during her time in the role, alongside the murder of Sarah Everard by then-serving police officer Wayne Couzens and the jailing of two Pcs who took pictures of the bodies of murdered sisters Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman.

There was also criticism of how the force handled the partygate scandal and the Daniel Morgan report which blasted the Met’s failure to tackle corruption.

But during a visit to the Metropolitan Police Specialist Training Centre in Gravesend, Kent, Dick hit out against London Mayor Sadiq Khan:

“The mayor of London is a democratically elected person. He has a job to do, he has certain responsibilities in relation to the Metropolitan Police Service.

“He caused me to say that I would step aside, I did not voluntarily resign. What happened in the run-up to that and subsequently in the last few weeks perhaps, I don’t know, will be looked at by Sir Tom Winsor.”

That means there will be an investigation into her tenure by the Chief Inspector of Constabularies.

This Writer is looking forward to seeing what that investigation discovers.

I have heard whispers that there was opposition to Dick among senior officers in the Met, and that these people may have encouraged unacceptable behaviour among their officers in order to discredit the commissioner.

If that were true, it would be a scandal for them to remain in post while she had been forced out.

Whatever the facts of the matter, the Metropolitan Police currently falls far below the standards expected of the people who supposedly protect us from crime. Far too many of its officers have been habitually committing crimes themselves.

But if the service is riddled with corruption, how can it be restored?

Source: Cressida Dick: Met Police chief hits out at Sadiq Khan on last day saying ‘I did not voluntarily resign’ | LondonWorld

Dick is out – but she took the easy way to avoid the wrath of Khan

Cressida Dick: #DickOut campaign for her removal followed claims that she had not ended “institutional racism” by the Met Police. But worse allegations have ended her tenure at the top of the UK’s flagship police service.

Cressida Dick has resigned from her role as Metropolitan Police Commissioner.

But she took the easy way out. London Mayor Sadiq Khan had challenged her to clean up the police service she headed and instead she took the option where she got to relax with a fat pension.

Khan had reached the limit of his endurance after a series of scandals involving the police service for London.

The Independent Office of Police Conduct had found “disgraceful” misogyny, discrimination and sex harassment among officers at Charing Cross police station.

Previously Dick had been heavily criticised for the conduct of the Sarah Everard case, in which a woman was raped, murdered and her body burned by a Met Police officer.

He wasn’t the only one to (allegedly) victimise women – several other officers have been charged with offences against women since that time.

Dick’s own conduct was referenced in an independent report that accused the force of institutional corruption over the unsolved murder of Daniel Morgan, and before she became Commissioner she was in charge of the operation that led to the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes.

When her fellow Balliol College, Oxford, alumnus Boris Johnson was accused of having taken part in Covid-19 lockdown-busting parties in 2020, the Metropolitan Police unaccountably decided not to investigate the apparent crimes.

Instead, officers waited until Cabinet Office Secretary Sue Gray delivered evidence of the events – including 300 images – before investigating the allegations of crimes behind the doors their colleagues guard 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 52 weeks per year and through which they appear to have watched civil servants carting suitcases – suitcases – full of booze.

Now, with increasingly damning evidence becoming available, Dick has decided to take the option presented to her by Sadiq Khan, and get out while the getting’s good.

And we’re all fine with that – are we?

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Dick put ‘on notice’ – but why because of her officers and not because of herself?

Cressida Dick: she regularly appears in the media, trying to mitigate the shocking offences committed by Metropolitan Police officers – and their commissioner.

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has been put “on notice” by London Mayor Sadiq Khan, that she must reverse the culture of racism, homophobia, bullying and misogyny discovered in her service’s ranks since she took over.

Khan is said to have referred to it as “a return to the bad days of the Met of his childhood in the 1970s and 80s”.

Certainly there is reason to find fault with the Met Police under Dick’s direction.

The latest revelations show officers, mainly at Charing Cross, had joked about rape, domestic violence and killing black children.

A report by the Independent Office of Police Conduct stated, “We believe these incidents are not isolated or simply the behaviour of a few ‘bad apples’.”

Recent history bears this out.

Look at Wayne Couzens, who kidnapped, raped and murdered Sarah Everard, and burned the body to evade detection. Did Charing Cross officers make a joke about that? One Met officer certainly did – he shared memes showing a police officer kidnapping a woman, but has been allowed to keep his job.

Three more officers were charged with sex offences in October alone. One – David Carrick – now faces charges relating to 29 offences including many rapes between 2009 and 2020. Francois Olwage faces child sex charges. Adam Zaman has been charged with rape.

And what about the officers assigned to guard the bodies of murdered women, who took photographs of them and shared the images on a WhatsApp group because they thought it was funny? The mother of murdered sisters Nicole Smallman and Bibaa Henry demanded that Dick clear the rot from the Met but that clearly hasn’t happened.

Incidents in which Met officers have stopped and searched people who happen to have been “driving while black” abound.

But Cressida Dick herself is not above suspicion either. Both she and the service she heads were found to have been “institutionally corrupt” in their handling of the Daniel Morgan murder inquiry.

And now it seems she is busily covering up the misdeeds of Boris Johnson in the Partygate scandal. Initially the Met refused to investigate allegations of more than a dozen lockdown-busting Downing Street parties, claiming there was no evidence, even though officers from that service were guarding the doors of Number 10 at the time and it seems unlikely that they could have failed to notice civil servants carrying suitcases full of wine bottles into the building.

After Sue Gray uncovered a huge mass of evidence, Dick stepped in and announced that the Met had decided to investigate after all – and this meant the senior civil servant must edit details relating to the 12 parties under police investigation out of her report.

It seems, even after being labelled “corrupt” in the Morgan report, Dick just can’t stop interfering.

So now Sadiq Khan has put her “on notice”. If she does not clean up her act, and that of her officers, then according to a source close to Khan, “the mayor will have to consider whether she is the right person to lead the change needed at the Met”.

He means he’ll have her removed.

As far as some of us are concerned, such a move can’t come soon enough. He should have done it already.

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Ridicule meets #MetPolice interference in #SueGray’s #Partygate report

Chums: Boris Johnson and Cressida Dick went to the same Oxford college.

Cabinet Office civil servant Sue Gray is expected to publish her report into alleged lockdown-busting parties in Downing Street early in the week (if not immediately).

But there are fears that important details will be redacted after the Metropolitan Police intervened to say that, as they are now investigating possible crimes, they want information about the most serious allegations to be removed.

(These “most serious allegations” are those that carry penalties equivalent to parking fines, according to the UK’s top lawyers, remember.)

Here’s what the people of the UK think about that:

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Did #DowningStreet ask the #MetPolice to demand #Partygate report be edited?

Chums: Boris Johnson and Cressida Dick went to the same Oxford college.

Whenever you see a headline saying someone has denied doing something, you know evidence has been found that they did.

Opposition politicians have raised the possibility, as reported in (of all places) The Torygraph:

Ed Davey, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, said that “a stitch up between the Met leadership and Number 10 will damage our politics for generations and it looks like it is happening right in front of our eyes.”

Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s First Minister tweeted: “This gets murkier by the minute. Sue Gray and the Met are in difficult positions but the sequence of events and the situation arrived at now creates the suspicion – however unfairly – that the process of inquiry is aiding Johnson at the expense of public accountability.”

Downing Street has denied the possibility – weakly:

Asked if it was correct that the announcement from the Met had no involvement from No 10, a spokesman said: “I believe that’s correct.”

That is not a wholehearted denial.

This Site has already questioned whether the Metropolitan Police and Sue Gray were conspiring to keep Johnson in office.

This latest development can only intensify speculation, with its implication that Johnson is behind the delay.

Source: Politics latest news: No 10 denies claims it is behind Met’s request to edit ‘partygate’ report

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Are the #MetPolice and #SueGray conspiring to keep #BorisJohnson in office?

Appropriate: this is an image from a while ago but it seems relevant, as Boris Johnson seems to be slithering out of the Partygate accusations with the aid of his college colleague Cressida Dick and his employee Sue Gray.

It’s a question that deserves to be asked.

First we thought Cabinet Office civil servant Sue Gray was going to publish her report into alleged Covid-19 lockdown-breaking parties at 10 Downing Street early this week – possibly even on Monday.

She didn’t.

Then the Metropolitan Police, under its Commissioner Cressida Dick (who went to the same university college as Boris Johnson), announced that after spending weeks saying it would not investigate the parties because they happened more than a year ago, it had now decided that it would.

Gray then hesitated, claiming she wanted to produce a report that could be published in full, as soon as Johnson received it.

And now the plods are saying they don’t want it to contain any information that could prejudice their inquiries.

The statement reads: “For the events the Met is investigating, we asked for minimal reference to be made in the Cabinet Office report.

“The Met did not ask for any limitations on other events in the report, or for the report to be delayed, but we have had ongoing contact with the Cabinet Office, including on the content of the report, to avoid any prejudice to our investigation.”

We may be justified in asking, if there was no request to delay the report, then where is it?

But the devil’s in the detail, of course. The main objective of the report is to tell us whether the alleged parties actually happened, whether Boris Johnson attended any of them, and whether he lied about them.

We know the answer to all three questions is yes; we just need it in official form.

But (again) with a criminal investigation taking place, the Met might wish to charge Johnson with a crime if police find that he attended such parties and a statement that he had done so, from the Cabinet Office, may be seen as prejudicial to its investigation.

So Ms Gray, it seems, is hamstrung and the report is delayed.

She could have published her report on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, when the Met wasn’t putting any conditions on it, but didn’t, and now she has lost her chance because of an organisation that wouldn’t be bothered to do anything when it was first asked.

That’s why this seems to be a premeditated delaying tactic.

It isn’t good enough; we should expect better from our national institutions.

If the police had investigated when they were first told to, they would have been finished by now and there would be no obstacle to the report being published.

If Sue Gray had published her report during the window of opportunity that was wide open for her between (let’s be honest) January 20 and today (January 28) any stipulations the police had would have been academic.

They have let us down. And when I say “us”, I mean they have let down everybody in the United Kingdom.

Now we must wait, presumably while Ms Dick shifts through the overwhelmingly-damning evidence, looking for an excuse to let her college buddy Boris off the hook.

Tory MPs who know that their chances of being re-elected depend on Johnson’s near-magical abilities as a confidence trickster, hoodwinking voters into thinking he is worth electing, will be hoping that we all forget about his lies and the treachery of the parties he hosted while the rest of us sat in isolation, watching our relatives and loved ones die without even being able to sit in the same room with them.

They’ll get their wish if the media, also run by Tories, decide to ease the pressure.

So, the future of the United Kingdom – whether we continue to be run by a disreputable Tory liar – will be decided by disreputable Tory liars (remember, they all told us he would be a good prime minister, back in 2019).

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Now #SueGray’s report on #DowningStreetParties is delayed as #MetPolice step in

Cressida Dick: at long last she is announcing an investigation into the alleged Downing Street parties by the Metropolitan Police.

The findings of a Cabinet Office investigation into alleged parties at 10 Downing Street will apparently be withheld after Cressida Dick announced that the Metropolitan Police will investigate potential criminal offences.

Here she is, making her announcement:

I don’t know what you think, but it looks to This Writer like she was forced into it!

Police have steadfastly refused to pay any attention to the alleged criminality in Downing Street from at least May 15, 2020 onwards, with ministers, advisors and staff allegedly breaking lockdown rules on a habitual basis while the public were arrested and fined more than £1,000 for doing the same.

Not only that, of course, but those of us who followed the rules that Boris Johnson read out to us in March 2020 were separated from our family members and loved ones who caught Covid-19 and sadly died of the disease, and from those who died of other causes.

We feel that Boris Johnson treated us with contempt while he did whatever he wanted.

Ms Dick’s announcement adds another layer of distrust with the understanding that the Cabinet Office inquiry into the parties, by Johnson’s employee Sue Gray (and therefore not an independent investigation), will delay its report until the police finish their work.

It’s a delaying tactic, isn’t it?

But the latest revelation – that a party (no matter how brief) was held for Boris Johnson’s birthday, and he attended it – really should hammer the last nail into the coffin of his political career.

He has persistently insisted that no parties took place, that he wasn’t informed about them, that he didn’t attend them, and even that he didn’t realise what they were when he did attend them. The evolution of his story has shown that he has lied to Parliament – and that is an offence for which he must resign.

He should use any extra time he’s been given to put his affairs in order.

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#GhislaineMaxwell: Will 2022 start with the downfall of the UK #Monarchy?

Accused and accuser: Prince Andrew (left) is said to have sexually abused the woman now known as Virginia Giuffre (right) while she was still a child – and is doing everything he can to avoid facing trial for it. This in itself casts suspicion on his claims of innocence. And it may be bringing the UK Monarchy into disrepute for protecting him.

Let’s start this article with the important question: is anybody tracking down the perverts who had sex with underage girls provided by Ghislaine Maxwell?

It’s all very well saying that the procurer has been convicted so the route via which these vile creatures gratify their disgusting desires has been cut off – but it only means they will find other ways.

Police – in America – are going through the now-infamous black book kept by Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein, but they are treating the associates listed within merely as possible witnesses, rather than as possible suspects (until and unless evidence is found to justify criminal proceedings).

That may come as a relief to people like Keir Starmer’s recently-appointed henchman Peter Mandelson, who has 10 entries in the book (suggesting that he wanted the paedophile pair to be able to get hold of him wherever he may have been), and newly-to-be-knighted Tony Blair, who has an entry in the book himself.

It may not be so much of a comfort to Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, who appears in the book 16 times and is accused of child sex offences.

And the repercussions may undermine the foundations of the UK Monarchy – an institution that has survived for almost a thousand years. That’s plenty of time to fall into filth and corruption – and to hide it by abusing the privileges that come with the highest position in the land.

It’s being reported that Andrew has just begun to show concern that his alleged crimes may bring down the Monarchy. It seems he had not previously spared a thought for the fact that being involved with people in a paedophile ring (whether he was a part of it or not) might bring that ancient institution into disrepute.

In This Writer’s opinion, the acts that have really put the future of the Monarchy in question are his attempts at evasion – his refusal to travel to America to face charges is not the behaviour we would expect of an innocent man; I understand he has claimed that his accuser should not be permitted to continue with her case because she now lives in Australia, not the USA (but that should have nothing to do with it; this is an international sex crime case and it seems logical to base the prosecution in the country where the offence was allegedly committed); and it seems he has also put forward a claim to have been in a UK branch of Pizza Express with one of his daughters at the time of the alleged offence – although nobody has come forward to corroborate the claim (and members of the public would certainly remember, even from 21 years ago, if a Royal walked into their local fast food joint).

His continued attempts to avoid justice are hugely harmful to the UK Monarchy because it makes the Queen complicit in the alleged crimes; Andrew is seen as having committed them (whether he really did or not is immaterial to this part of it) and then gone running behind his mother’s skirt tails for protection from the consequences.

Bear in mind that both Epstein and Maxwell, along with another sex offender – the US film producer Harvey Weinstein, were photographed at the 18th birthday celebrations of Andrew’s daughter, Princess Beatrice. It seems that Royalty and sex crime are well-entwined.

In his evasion attempts, Andrew is hugely aided by the UK’s mass media organisations – particularly the BBC. Maxwell was the daughter of a newspaper magnate (who was himself disgraced after he fell off his yacht and died, when it was found that he had been stealing from the Mirror Group’s pension fund). This means she is well-known to many of the journalists who have been writing about her – and their work has reflected their own sympathy for this child abuser.

The hypocrisy enough to send you reeling: the same people who took glee in claiming that former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn should take responsibility for his brother Piers advocating criminal damage of Covid-19 vaccine-supporting MPs’ offices have conspicuously failed to suggest that Boris Johnson should take similar responsibility for his sister Rachel’s article, It’s hard not to pity Ghislaine Maxwell.

This Writer has absolutely no pity for anybody who uses children to gratify their (or other people’s) perverse sexual desires.

The BBC’s editorial position has also been characterised as calling for us to bless this poor lost soul – with manipulative choices of verbiage. So when referring to the girls or children who were abused in Maxwell’s paedo ring, the BBC describes them as “underage women”.

That’s sickening.

And there is worse. Coverage refers to Maxwell by her first name, as though she’s our friend; her victims are described as “accusers”; after previous reports of similar crimes referred to “grooming gangs”, there is no such attempt to whip up outrage here (quite the opposite); and there are no calls to interrogate participants in the abuse (going back to the black book).

The BBC went too far when it booked people who are known to be sympathetic to Maxwell, to comment on the case in its news programmes.

The backlash, after Epstein’s former lawyer Alan Dershowitz – himself now accused of child sex crimes – appeared on BBC bulletins, giving a sympathetic view of Maxwell and insisting on both his own and Andrew’s innocence, was huge.

The corporation’s bosses had to issue a statement admitting that Dershowitz’s appearance had not met BBC editorial standards, and that the matter would be investigated to find out “how it happened”.

The statement led to what some have described as “the Twitter burn of the year” – from the Sunday Sport‘s Twitter feed: “That’s putting it mildly. It didn’t even meet OUR editorial standards.”

Of course we all know how it happened. Dershowitz was booked by a BBC booking agent who – knowing that he is himself a suspect – contacted him or his agent/manager and asked to interview him. They then falsely presented him as an independent legal expert. It was deliberate – and deliberately misleading.

And now the BBC has lost any right to claim that its news coverage is impartial in any way, as people across the UK are accurately accusing it of deliberately protecting the rich and privileged at the expense of the poor and vulnerable.

I say accurately because, having admitted its fault over Dershowitz, the BBC compounded the mistake by booking Maxwell’s brother Ian, who was interviewed about his sister the very next day.

Of course he made a big fuss about claiming she was innocent – on a news platform that is watched and believed by 70 per cent of the UK’s population. Think about that.

A former BBC political news editor, Rob Burley, has claimed that failures like the Dershowitz booking are results of budget cuts at the corporation – to which critics responded by pointing out that such errors exclusively benefit the UK’s rich and powerful elite. They quoted a current saying: “It’s not a bug; it’s a feature” of the BBC.

Even former BBC reporters like Adil Ray have railed against the corporation’s biased coverage. In a tweet, he stated: “When I filmed a doc on the sexual exploitation of young girls by some Pakistani men it would not have been acceptable to hear a defence from their brothers. Why is it ok now?”

The answer is obvious: families of abusers who travel on buses, instead of luxury cars or yachts, simply don’t get that platform. And the question isn’t why the former don’t – it’s why the latter do.

And let’s face it – the BBC doesn’t have a good record of identifying, accusing and denouncing child sex offenders. Look at the way Jimmy Savile was protected for decades. He was a close friend of former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, of course.

Sadly, this deference to the rich and powerful isn’t limited to the BBC and Rachel Johnson – whose bias towards Maxwell is likely to be due to the fact that the child sex procurer was at Balliol College, Oxford, with her own brother: UK prime minister Boris Johnson.

See how the people in this group link up and protect each other?

Returning to Andrew, it’s one reason we should be grateful that proceedings against him are taking place in the United States; it is unlikely that the UK’s compromised legal system would ever have even accused him. It didn’t accuse Savile during his lifetime, after all.

And let’s remember that Metropolitan police commissioner Cressida Dick is another alumnus of Balliol College, Oxford, who may well have known Maxwell there at some point – either as a student or as a former student.

I’m sure I don’t have to tell you how accusations against this fellow Balliol alumnus may have been taken by a Dick police administration, because we have the evidence of the Christmas 2020 parties that allegedly involved fellow Balliol alumnus Boris Johnson to help us.

That’s right: if Ghislaine Maxwell had been accused in the UK, the police would probably have responded by saying they don’t investigate incidents from more than a year ago.

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Bent copper? Cressida Dick only has her job as long as Parliament approves of her, it seems. Her recent decisions certainly suggest she is more interested in keeping her job than doing it.

The Metropolitan Police will not, absolutely won’t, no, nay, not now, not soon, investigate any party in 10 Downing Street last December while London was in Tier 3 lockdown because of an “absence of evidence”.

Absolutely.

Because people actually talking on a video clip about the party that took place in 10 Downing Street on December 18 last year couldn’t possibly be evidence.

Because they have no witnesses, certainly not all the people talking on the video clip and all the people on the list of those who signed in and out of 10 Downing Street on that evening – a Friday evening in late December, let’s remember, in front of police officers who must have been able to tell if there was alcohol on their breath.

Because the police never investigate crimes that took place a year ago – except for all those crimes they investigated that took place more than a year previously, according to former Director of Public Prosecutions Keir Starmer.

And after all, they haven’t prosecuted anybody else – who isn’t involved in the government – for having parties that weren’t allowed last year, apart from all those families they’ve prosecuted and fined for having parties that weren’t allowed last year.

In the words of Starmer, this is bullshit.

It seems clear that the police are avoiding any action because they don’t want to prosecute people in the government; once again I am proved right in saying that Boris Johnson and his cronies really are above the law.

I hope that it creates huge problems for the police in the future. Obviously nobody who, in the future, talks about a crime can be considered to have provided evidence that it took place – especially if such conversation is recorded on video or by another recording device. That’ll make it quite hard for police to use recordings from interviews with suspects.

Oh, and it will be hard to use documentary evidence after that list of 10 Downing Street party attendees disappeared; if police lose information so easily, it will be hard to believe in any documents they manage to produce.

All of the above suggests that James O’Brien was right when he tweeted that Met Commissioner Cressida Dick is more interested in keeping her job than in doing it.

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