Front pages of British newspapers outside a newsagent in London on Saturday. A string of rule-breaking social events during the pandemic are threatening to topple Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: AP
Front pages of British newspapers outside a newsagent in London on Saturday. A string of rule-breaking social events during the pandemic are threatening to topple Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: AP

Britain’s Boris Johnson told to ‘lead or step aside’ as more ‘partygate’ claims surface

  • As more allegations emerge of rule-breaking parties, newspaper says around 20 letters handed to 1922 Committee; 54 triggers leadership vote
  • Downing Street says there is ongoing investigation to establish facts around nature of gatherings, including attendance, setting and purpose

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Front pages of British newspapers outside a newsagent in London on Saturday. A string of rule-breaking social events during the pandemic are threatening to topple Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: AP
Front pages of British newspapers outside a newsagent in London on Saturday. A string of rule-breaking social events during the pandemic are threatening to topple Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: AP
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