Opponents say UK’s Johnson must reveal any lockdown party fines

Johnson has come under pressure to confirm that Gray's full findings will be made public when the police inquiry is complete, and to detail if detectives had issued fines to him or his staff.
Britain's Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Kwasi Kwarteng waves as he arrives at 10 Downing Street, in London on Tuesday, Feb 1, 2022. Social gatherings held by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his staff while Britain was in lockdown represent a 'serious failure' to observe the standards expected of government, an investigation found Monday. (VX Photo/ Vudi Xhymshiti)

Social gatherings held by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his staff while Britain was in lockdown represent a ‘serious failure’ to observe the standards expected of government, an investigation found Monday.

Britain’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Kwasi Kwarteng waves as he arrives at 10 Downing Street, in London on Tuesday, Feb 1, 2022.

Social gatherings held by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his staff while Britain was in lockdown represent a ‘serious failure’ to observe the standards expected of government, an investigation found Monday. (VX Photo/ Vudi Xhymshiti)

Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg leaves 10 Downing Street, in London on Tuesday, Feb 1, 2022. Social gatherings held by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his staff while Britain was in lockdown represent a ‘serious failure’ to observe the standards expected of government, an investigation found Monday. (VX Photo/ Vudi Xhymshiti)

LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) – The public must be told if British Prime Minister Boris Johnson or his staff are fined for attending parties at Downing Street during coronavirus lockdowns, opponents said on Tuesday after police said they would not name anyone issued with a fine.

British police are investigating 12 possible COVID-19 rule-breaking gatherings, many held at Johnson’s office and residence, including some attended by the prime minister himself.

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