JOHNSON'S SCAPEGOATS
Daily Mirror|January 17, 2022
PM to axe senior officials as he tries to save his own skin... as it’s revealed he was at ANOTHER Downing Street do
BEN GLAZE

BORIS Johnson looks set to axe senior officials over Partygate in a desperate bid to save his own career.

And we can reveal he was at another No10 bash before Christmas 2020.

It was also claimed “at least two people” warned him the May 20 event was a party, but he dismissed their warnings.

Bonfire of the flunkies

  • PM set to blame aides

  • New No10 bash revealed

AS pressure grows on Boris Johnson over a series of No10 lockdown parties, the shameless PM looks set to shift the blame away from himself in a desperate bid to save his own skin.

Rather than accept any responsibility for the scandal engulfing Downing Street, he is instead likely to throw a bunch of civil servants under the bus, who could now face the axe.

It comes as the Mirror can reveal Mr Johnson attended a leaving do for his outgoing defence adviser in the run-up to Christmas 2020 and gave a speech.

And fresh doubts were raised on the PM's claim he did not know in advance about the No10 “bring a bottle” bash on May 20 of that year.

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