ONE HUNDRED Partygate fines: Police reveal number of fixed penalty notices has DOUBLED in a month  

ONE HUNDRED Partygate fines: Scotland Yard reveals the number of fixed penalty notices issued for Downing Street Covid lawbreaking has DOUBLED in a month

More than 100 fines have been dished out to people working in Downing Street for Partygate breaches of Covid laws, Scotland Yard revealed today. 

In the first update in a month, detectives working on the Operation Hillman probe into boozy gatherings in the corridors of power have doubled the number of fixed-penalty notices (FPNs) issued.

The last update, which took place before the local election campaign period, said there had been 50 fines for officials and politicians.

Downing Street indicated that Boris Johnson has not received a new fine. He previously paid a £50 FPN for attending his birthday Party in June 2020 which indoor gatherings were against the law. 

Labour MP Chris Bryant dubbed Downing Street ‘the most lawbreaking workplace in Britain by a country mile’ in light of the new fines.

In the first update in a month, detectives working on the Operation Hillman probe into boozy gatherings in the corridors of power have doubled the number of fixed-penalty notices (FPNs) issued.

There was no immediate comment from No10 about whether Boris Johnson has received a new fine. He previously paid a £50 FPN for attending his birthday Party in June 2020 which indoor gatherings were against the law.

There was no immediate comment from No10 about whether Boris Johnson has received a new fine. He previously paid a £50 FPN for attending his birthday Party in June 2020 which indoor gatherings were against the law.

Some of the latest tranche of fines is reported to relate to a Christmas Party in No10 in December 2020.

Some of the latest tranche of fines is reported to relate to a Christmas Party in No10 in December 2020.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: ‘As of Thursday 12 May, Operation Hillman, the investigation into breaches of COVID-19 regulations in Whitehall and Downing Street, has made more than 100 referrals for fixed penalty notices (FPNs) to the ACRO Criminal Records Office.

‘These referrals have continued to be made throughout the period since our last update on Tuesday 12 April and the investigation remains live.’

Some of the latest tranche of fines is reported to relate to  a Christmas Party in No10 in December 2020.

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