Read it in full: Sue Gray's much-anticipated final Partygate report

25 May 2022, 11:26 | Updated: 25 May 2022, 14:12

Sue Gray's much-anticipated report has been published in full
Sue Gray's much-anticipated report has been published in full. Picture: Getty/Cabinet Office

By Daisy Stephens

Sue Gray's final report on a series of lockdown-breaking No10 parties has been released in full, prompting a renewed apology from Boris Johnson and fresh calls for him to quit. Read the full report here.

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Senior civil servant Ms Gray has been looking into the gatherings, which took place against Covid rules throughout 2020 and 2021.

In her full report, Sue Gray said many of the events she looked into "should not have been allowed to happen" and blasted the culture at the heart of government and 'excessive drinking' that took place during the pandemic.

A Metropolitan Police investigation into the parties concluded last week.

A total of 126 fines were issued, one of which went to Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Ms Gray published an update on her findings in January, in which she slammed No10 for "failures of leadership" and said the Government had not met the standards both of "those working at the heart of government" and those "expected of the entire British population at the time".

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The Cabinet Office received a copy of the final report on Wednesday morning, before it was released to the public.

You can read the report in full here.