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‘Worried about leaks of PM having a piss up’: key Partygate messages from inside No 10

Committee publishes messages of staff ‘struggling’ to defend lockdown parties under Boris Johnson

WhatsApp messaging has become a key part of communication within government, with recent leaks and publications revealing how the platform is used to make top-level decisions, and exposing the worries and private thoughts of ministers and political aides in the process.

The cross-party Commons privileges committee has disclosed message exchanges between No 10 officials “struggling” to decide how to claim Downing Street parties were within the Covid lockdown rules.

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