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Partygate: Met investigating Tory gatherings in December 2020

Scotland Yard reopens investigation into party at Conservative HQ and launches new inquiry about gathering in parliament

Scotland Yard is reopening its investigation into potential Covid breaches at a “jingle and mingle” lockdown party at Conservative headquarters at the height of the pandemic as the Partygate scandal continues to plague the Conservative party.

The Metropolitan police’s decision to look again at the gathering of former Tory mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey’s campaign team in the run-up to Christmas 2020 has prompted calls to delay his peerage until the investigation is completed.

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