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Met urged to reopen Partygate inquiry as fresh allegations emerge

‘New information’ includes claims that Downing Street staff corroborated stories and destroyed evidence

The Metropolitan Police has been urged to reopen its investigation into the Downing Street “Partygate” scandal following the release of a podcast that raised questions about the force’s initial inquiry.

The deputy chair of the London Assembly’s police and crime committee has written to the Met commissioner, Mark Rowley, asking if he was “taking new information into account when making a decision regarding the reopening of the investigation” into the Downing Street lockdown parties.

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