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Johnson at the Covid inquiry: behind a veil of responsibility, the finger of blame

Rare moments of candour from the former prime minister did little to assuage the anger of bereaved families

Since being forced out of office last year, Boris Johnson will have had many moments to reflect on his time in Downing Street and to ponder what he might have done differently.

At the UK Covid-19 inquiry on Thursday, he shared one of those reflections, and – perhaps unsurprisingly, as it ultimately led to his downfall as prime minister – it concerned his handling of the Downing Street lockdown parties.

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