British PM refuses to resign as report over ‘partygate’ looms

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has once again defied calls to resign over his “partygate” scandal during the weekly Prime Minister’s Questions session in the House of Commons.

Johnson was grilled by UK opposition leader, Keir Starmer, on Wednesday before the release of an official report of an inquiry into the allegations of partying during the lockdown.

Starmer accused Johnson of changing his story over the gatherings and misleading Parliament, an offence which the prime minister agreed should trigger a resignation.

Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports from London.

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