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Why I resigned over partygate

14 April 2022

4:02 AM

14 April 2022

4:02 AM

This is an edited version of Lord Wolfson’s resignation letter, following the Met’s decision to fine Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak over Downing Street parties which broke Covid restrictions in 2020.

Dear Prime Minister,

It was a great honour to be invited to join your government as a justice minister. In my maiden speech, I twice used the phrase ‘justice and the rule of law’.

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