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British Police Place Downing Street Under Investigation After Boris Johnsons Birthday Party

The British Prime Minister has faced public outrage after having his cake and eating it by celebrating his birthday whilst millions of Brits were in lockdown.

Boris Johnson is under continual fire following numerous reports of parties at Downing Street during a lockdown, which continue to emerge. 

The latest scandal comes as ITV reported that up to 30 people attended a June 2020 event, singing Happy Birthday, and were served cake. 

It's alleged that the prime minister's wife, Carrie Johnson, helped organise a surprise get-together for him on the afternoon of 19 June just after 2 pm.

No 10 said the staff had "gathered briefly" to "wish the prime minister a happy birthday", adding that he had been there "for less than 10 minutes".

However, despite claims, it was a “less than 10-minute” gathering, many are calling for the PM to resign, with increasing pressure from the public.

The Metropolitan Police in London, have now said they were investigating lockdown-breaking parties at his Downing Street office and government departments. 

A spokesperson for Mr. Johnson promised he has offered his full cooperation.

"I believe this will give the public the clarity it needs and help draw a line under the matter," he told parliament.

London's Metropolitan Police have themselves faced widespread criticism for refusing to investigate the numerous allegations about illegal events over the last two years at the hands of the government themselves.

Police Commissioner, Cressida Dick, confirmed that had now changed and they would commence an investigation into what occurred throughout raising the prospect of formal interviews and potential criminal sanctions.