Britain - Photo by Boris Johnson reveals new breach of restrictive measures

This new revelation is added to a series of scandals that shock the British government and affect the credibility of the Conservative leader.

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The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson He is accused of cultivating a "culture of contempt for the rules" in the heart of the government, following the publication today of a photo showing him hosting a Christmas quiz on Downing Street in December 2020, a time when the British were forced to restrict their social interactions. due to the pandemic covid-19.

The new revelation adds to a series of scandals that shock the British government and undermine the Conservative leader's credibility, as he urges the British to comply with new health rules to halt the spread of the coronary Omicron strain.

Salos broke out in Britain on Wednesday after Post a video of Downing Street staff joking about having a Christmas party there on December 18, 2020.

Prime Minister-designate Simon Keys has been tasked with conducting an internal inquiry into the party, with Johnson promising "consequences" for those who did not comply with health rules.

But today the Sunday Mirror published a photo of the British Prime Minister showing him down Downing Street, with two of his associates - one with a garland around his neck and the other wearing a Santa Claus hat - asking questions via video on the occasion of a Christmas quiz that took place at the Prime Minister's house on December 15, 2020.

Downing Street staff were advised to take the quiz online, but dozens chose to do so from their offices.

A source familiar with the matter told the British newspaper that in one office four six-member groups took part in the quiz, with employees on Downing Street crowding around computer screens.

Gatherings were not allowed

In England at that time it was not allowed to gather more than two people indoors, except for "necessary work".

"At a time when the rules did not allow people to celebrate Christmas at work and the British across the country did what they had to do, Boris Johnson happily led a culture of contempt for the rules at the heart of the government," she said. Labor Deputy Leader Angela Reiner.

"Johnson really believes that there is a rule for him and others for the rest of the world," he said, accusing him of "not being able to govern this country."

Education Minister Nadim Zahawi was quick to justify the British prime minister today, assuring SkyNews that Johnson had taken part in an "online quiz of 10 to 15 minutes to thank his staff, who have no choice but to go to the office every day".

He stressed that no alcohol was consumed at the event and that "lockdown rules were respected".