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‘Insincere’: Covid-bereaved man, 80, rejects Boris Johnson Partygate apology

John Robinson, whose wife, Pat, died from coronavirus in first wave, says PM should quit over rule-breaking

A widower who could not hold his dying wife’s hand because of Covid restrictions has said Boris Johnson’s attendance at a Downing Street party betrayed people who obeyed lockdown rules and called the prime minister’s personal apology to him insincere.

John Robinson, 80, whose wife, Pat, died aged 73 from coronavirus in the first wave in 2020, called on Johnson to quit over his rule-breaking and urged MPs to back a Labour motion to trigger a parliamentary investigation into whether Johnson misled parliament.

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