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Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologises ‘unreservedly’ for Partygate

PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has apologised “unreservedly” for breaking Covid lockdown laws in front of the House of Commons.  

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The PM "wholeheartedly" apologised this evening (April 19) after he, his wife Carrie and Rishi Sunak were stung with £50 fines from The Met. 

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He denied misleading MPs by previously promising he stuck to the rules. 

MPs are grilling Johnson for the first time since he was hit by a fine for flouting lockdown rules last week. 

The trio were all fined for the birthday gathering in the Cabinet room on June 19 2020.  

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The PM insists he only stayed for 10 minutes when his staff threw him a surprise birthday bash before chairing an urgent Covid-19 meeting.  

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But today he held his hands up, owning up to "my mistake" and offering his "bitter regret to the nation. 

He told the Commons: "I take this opportunity on the first available sitting day to repeat my wholehearted apology to the House. 

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"As soon as I received the notice, I acknowledged the hurt and the anger and I said that people had a right to expect better from their prime minister." 

But while apologising "unreservedly", Mr Johnson insisted he genuinely thought he was following the rules at the time. 

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