A special episode of the New Statesman podcast recorded immediately after Boris Johnson’s announcement on the published Sue Gray report.
A heavily censored version of Sue Gray’s report has finally been published, as 12 of the 16 alleged gatherings at Downing Street are currently being investigated by the Metropolitan Police.
Anoosh Chakelian and Stephen Bush discuss the hostility of MPs on all sides to Johnson’s statement in the House of Commons, and what the report’s findings mean for the Prime Minister’s hopes of survival.
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