Harriet Harman faces new call to quit as chair of Partygate probe amid claims she has 'already judged the matter'
Jacob Rees-Mogg has called for the Labour chairman of Partygate to stand down The Cabinet Minister claimed Harriet Harman does not have a 'fair judgement' Previous chair Chris Bryant stood down when he thought Boris Johnson had lied The Labour chairman of the controversial inquiry into Boris Johnson and Partygate faced fresh calls to quit last night to save her own reputation.
Chief whip tries to draw line under row over probe dubbed ‘witch hunt’ by Nadine Dorries Article bookmarked Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile Don't show me this message again ✕ Boris Johnson's Partygate account 'more fictional than reality', says Tom Tugendhat
PM due to be hauled before the Privileges Committee when Parliament returns He's been warned he could be kicked out of Commons if he's found to have lied Boris Johnson is taking legal advice ahead of a fresh Partygate grilling as he bids to avoid being kicked out the House of Commons for misleading MPs, it has emerged.
Sir Bernard Jenkin lashes out at ‘publicity campaign designed to discredit the committee’ Article bookmarked Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile Don't show me this message again ✕ Culture secretary Nadine Dorries has been accused of being part of a “terrorist campaign” to discredit the inquiry into whether Boris Johnson misled parliament on Partygate.
Newbury MP Laura Farris has confirmed she has resigned from the committee looking into Partygate – in favour of spending her time working in her constituency. She has stepped off the Privileges Committee which is due to meet again in September to investigate if outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson lied to Parliament.
Bernard Jenkin insists investigation will continue despite complaints from prime minister’s allies A senior Conservative MP sitting on the inquiry into whether Boris Johnson misled parliament over the Partygate scandal has denounced the “terrorist campaign” to discredit the committee examining the prime minister’s conduct.
Tory MP Laura Farris quits Partygate inquiry but keeps reason a secret to avoid risk of prejudicing the probe
Laura Farris was one of four Conservative MPs investigating Partygate She stepped down a day after Parliament went into recess, it emerged yesterday Mrs Farris has criticised Boris Johnson's lockdown breaches in the past A senior Tory MP has said the those on the committee are feeling the pressure
Tories 'must quit Boris Johnson witch-hunt': Minister tells MPs to resign from 'rigged' Partygate probe as critics say former Prime Minister is facing a 'kangaroo court'
Boris Johnson is under investigation by the Commons' privileges committee The group of seven MPs is judging whether PM misled Parliament over Partygate Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has branded the investigation a 'witchhunt' Despite resigning, the PM could be kicked out if the inquiry rules against him Tory MPs involved in a ‘witchhunt’ investigation into Boris Johnson over Partygate should quit the inquiry team, a Cabinet minister said tonight.
PM’s allies brand investigation a ‘witch-hunt’ as others call for him to stand down to avoid further damage Conservatives MPs want to do a deal with Boris Johnson for him to quit parliament and in return axe the inquiry into whether he misled them over Partygate, as allies of the prime minister branded it a “witch-hunt”.
. Deranged Remainers furious at him for delivering Brexit, the Left who fear his vote-winning success, ministerial has-beens and backbench nobodies… their thirst for revenge is unslakeable. How else to explain the Commons inquiry into Partygate becoming a witch hunt? In what is clearly a politically motivated stitch-up to humble the beleaguered Prime Minister further, the privileges committee has shifted the goalposts mid-game.
Labour’s Harriet Harman twisting the knife into Boris Johnson by ‘seeking to oust him from his parliamentary seat’
LABOUR’S Harriet Harman is twisting the knife into Boris Johnson by trying to get him kicked out of his parliamentary seat, Tory MPs claim. Her committee is launching a third Partygate probe and will haul the PM and aides in to give evidence and hand over diaries and photos.
Partygate probe 'has become a witch hunt': Backlash as MPs shift goalposts so Boris could be kicked out of Commons even if he unintentionally misled colleagues
The PM could be booted out as an MP if he is found to have misled Parliament He can now be found in contempt for unintentionally misleading the Commons One supporter of Mr Johnson said: 'It doesn’t feel like he is getting a fair trial' The controversial Commons inquiry into Partygate has turned into a witch hunt against Boris Johnson after it introduced much stricter rules, allies of the PM said yesterday.
Suspension would fall within Recall of MPs Act, according to Sir Lindsay Hoyle Article bookmarked Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile Don't show me this message again ✕ Keir Starmer calls Boris Johnson a 'complete bulls******'
MPs have vowed to plough ahead with an investigation into Boris Johnson voer Partygate - despite the Prime Minister already having resigned. The House of Commons privileges committee today unveiled new details of its inquiry into whether Mr Johnson lied to Parliament over what he knew about lockdown gatherings in Downing Street during the pandemic.
British Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer called Boris Johnson a "complete bullshitter" and said the outgoing Prime Minister had "taken the piss out of the public" on Partygate. In an appearance on the The Rest is Politics podcast, he did not hold back when commenting on Johnson's legacy as leader of the country and his decisions in the Partygate crisis.
Boris Johnson’s ousting from power was a ‘political assassination’, his dad Stanley tells Piers Morgan on TalkTV
BORIS Johnson's ousting from power was a political assassination, his dad insisted. And the fallen Prime Minister was the victim of opportunism from politicians of both sides, Stanley Johnson told Piers Morgan. He also rejected claims that his son's lying, the Partygate scandal and the Pincher debacle led to his fall from power.