Sir Keir Starmer raising the stakes in battle over Boris Johnson's future amid new 'wine time' claims

Sir Keir Starmer raising the stakes in battle over Boris Johnson's future amid new 'wine time' claims

Sir Keir Starmer is turning up the heat on Boris Johnson on Downing Street drinking after new allegations of "wine time Fridays" in Number 10. In a major speech, the Labour leader will claim the partying allegations of the past few days reveal that the prime minister is guilty of "deceit and deception" and unable to lead. Sir Keir's attack comes after the Daily Mirror reported that Downing Street staff held "wine time Fridays" throughout the pandemic, regularly witnessed by the PM. What parties are alleged to have taken place in Whitehall and Downing Street during lockdown? The Mirror claims Mr Johnson encouraged his aides to "let off steam" despite being banned from socialising in big groups under his own lockdown rules. It is even claimed that the regular events …
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