13 Jan 2022

Partygate row: Pressure mounts on Boris Johnson, as PM self-isolates in Downing Street

Political Editor

With the prime minister holed up in Downing Street after one of his family got Covid, it’s been left to his closest cabinet allies to defend his conduct over the partygate scandal.

Some of the cabinet took rather a while to voice their support after his grovelling apology in the Commons yesterday.