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Downing Street reportedly party The Queen of England mourned Prince Philip

Downing Street is said to have partied as the Queen and Britain mourned Prince Philip. image: Creative Commons

As the Queen and the British public mourned the death of Prince Philip, Downing Street staff are said to have organized parties

Further allegations emerged that two departure parties took place on Friday, April 16, 2021. It was the day before Prince Philip’s funeral, when, a day later, the whole nation observed the Queen sitting alone in the chapel. St George of Windsor Castle, mourning the loss of her husband. Under Covid restrictions, Her Majesty was only allowed 30 mourners, who had to stay two meters apart.

According to Telegraph, these two separate evenings were for James Slack, Boris Johnson’s press chief, and another for one of the Prime Minister’s personal photographers. The two were followed by Downing Street staff, including government officials and advisers, and were held in different parts of the same building complex.

Participants reportedly drank copious amounts of alcohol and partied in Basement No.10, before the two parties met in the garden. One of the parties reportedly left the basement because they feared too much wine would be spilled on the carpet. About 30 people attended the rallies according to eyewitnesses.

One of the revelers, believed to be a ‘No.10 figure’, allegedly tried on a garden swing belonging to Wilf, Mr Johnson’s son – and smashed it. All of this was happening the very night the British public mourned the death of the Duke of Edinburgh.

On this particular date, strict containment was in place in England. Indoor mixing was not allowed and the Covid restrictions made it clear, “You must not socialize indoors except with your household or supportive bubble. You can meet outside, including in the gardens, in groups of six people or two households ”.

A spokesperson for No10 said the PM did not attend any of the parties as he had already left for Checkers the day before, Thursday 15. All questions about the parties will likely be answered the same – they were related. at work, not to socialize.

These allegations are the first to come to light in 2021, and whether he’s there or not, are sure to put additional stress on an already-under-pressure Boris Johnson, as reported


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Gérard Truchon

An experienced journalist in internal and global political affairs, she tackles political issues from all sides

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