‘Baffling!’ Blackford told to ‘get a life’ after taking swipe at Boris over Partygate pics

At least one person who attended the event has reportedly been fined, though Mr Johnson himself was not.

However, the fresh photos cast doubt on Mr Johnson’s claims that he was unaware of rule-breaking taking place in Downing Street during coronavirus lockdowns.

When he apologised for attending a gathering last month, after being issued a fixed penalty notice by the Met, he claimed “it did not occur to me then or subsequently that a gathering in the cabinet room, just before a vital meeting on Covid strategy, could amount to a breach of the rules”.

Reacting to the latest images to come out of the Partygate saga, Mr Blackford, the SNP’s leader in Westminster, tweeted: “As can be seen in one picture, Boris Johnson raising a glass for what looks like a toast.

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