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Partygate live: No 10 has received copies of Sue Gray’s report, according to reports

Copies of report said to have arrived at Downing Street as picture of yet another boozy session emerges

Boris Johnson spoke to Simon Case, the cabinet secretary, this morning and has confirmed that Case will not be sacked, the BBC’s Chris Mason reports.

Junior officials at No 10 feel as if they have been “hung out to dry” over Partygate, Lord Kerslake, a former head of the civil service, said this morning. Kerslake, who has also advised the Labour party, told Times Radio:

There is no doubt that senior civil servants, if they are aware of these parties and allowed them to happen, or even participated in them, are responsible and should be held to account.

The clear and most significant responsibility lies with the prime minister. It is his house, it’s his office.

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