THE first Partygate fines could be doled out imminently, Downing Street insiders reckon.
The Met Police have made referrals to a specialist unit for the first tranche of fixed penalty fines for alleged lockdown breaking, The Guardian reported.
Cops have sent questionnaires to over 100 Downing Street and Whitehall staffers – including Boris Johnson – demanding answers on their alleged partying.
Police are investigating a whopping 12 separate parties and get togethers in 2020 and 2021.
No10 aides and top civil servants are accused of flouting Covid rules to down booze, tuck into cheese and play party games in the Downing Street offices.
Those found to have breached the rules face being stung by a £200 fine.
The PM was at six of the alleged shindigs – but denies he has broken any rules.
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Whitehall ethics enforcer Sue Gray attacked the “failure of leadership” in Downing Street in her damning – although partially redacted – Partygate report.
The scandal plunged Mr Johnson’s premiership into crisis and sparked frenzied speculation he could face a leadership challenge.
The PM has promised to tell the public if he gets a fine.