ITV News’ Paul Brand and Robert Peston discuss Downing Street ‘Christmas Party’

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Mary Nightingale was joined live in the studio by ITV News’ UK Editor Paul Brand, and Political Editor Robert Peston to reflect on a week of drama in Westminster.

It began with a leaked video obtained by ITV News, showing Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s former spokesperson Allegra Stratton and other Downing Street colleagues joking and laughing about an alleged Christmas party during a Tier 3 lockdown in London.

ITV News examined the fallout and asked what impact the events of this week will have in Westminster and beyond, at a time when changing coronavirus restrictions are once again at the forefront of everyone’s minds as we approach Christmas.

Read more: https://www.itv.com/news/2021-12-09/boris-johnson-faces-tory-anger-over-plan-b-switch-amid-christmas-party-row

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