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Boris Johnson defies calls to quit after he and Rishi Sunak fined

PM, chancellor and Carrie Johnson given fixed-penalty notices for attending No 10 lockdown party

Boris Johnson has been given a fixed-penalty notice for breaking his own Covid laws by attending a party for his birthday in No 10, but he has vowed to fight on as prime minister in defiance of furious calls for him to quit.

Rishi Sunak, the chancellor, and Johnson’s wife, Carrie, were also penalised for attending the gathering on 19 June 2020 in the cabinet room, with the Metropolitan police saying more than 50 have been issued. All three said they had paid their notices on Tuesday.

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