The “partygate” scandal, stemming from allegations that the Prime Minister’s office held a holiday get-together last year, while Britain was under a strict lockdown, has roiled the government.


LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -DECEMBER 1: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosts an event to light up the Christmas tree on Downing Street on December 1, 2021 in London, England. The Christmas tree, which is presented by the British Christmas Tree Growers Association, was grown by Marldon Christmas Tree Farm in Devon. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)