Employees at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office have held another celebration – during lockdown and on the eve of Prince Philip's funeral, according to media reports.

Boris Johnson under pressure: Another party is said to have been held the day before Prince Philip's funeral.

More Party at the British Prime Minister's seat

The PM is already under fire for breaching the corona rules during the first lockdown.

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  • The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is said to have thrown another party while everyone else was in strict lockdown.

  • Spicy: The party was on the eve of Prince Philip's funeral.

The scandal surrounding parties at the British Prime Minister's seat of government is spreading: The newspaper “The Telegraph” reported on Thursday that advisers and officials met in mid-April 2021 to celebrate the farewell of two members of the prime minister's team. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is already under massive pressure for breaching the Corona rules during the first lockdown in May 2020. On Wednesday he admitted to attending a garden party at the seat of government in Downing Street in the British Parliament and apologized. At that time, the country was in a strict corona lockdown and even meetings of more than two people outdoors were forbidden.

The country was then in national mourning for Prince Philip

The new party marked the farewells of Johnson's director of communications, James Slack, and one of Johnson's personal photographers, according to The Telegraph. The country was then in national mourning over the death of Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip. The pictures of the Queen, sitting alone in the front row of the church due to the corona restrictions, symbolized the severity of the lockdown in the United Kingdom at the time.

(AFP/sys)

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By Teresa Tapmleton

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