London / TEH: The British government decided, on Tuesday, to impose a financial fine on Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Finance Minister Rishi Sunak, for violating anti-Corona measures in the UK between 2020 and 2021.
The government said in a statement, “The Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance received notification today that the police intend to impose financial fines on them, for violating the quarantine rules related to combating Corona in the circles of power,” according to the BBC.
The British authorities did not reveal the size of the fines, until (13:25 GMT).
Johnson was accused of holding parties in Downing Street (the British Prime Minister’s office) during the health lockdown period between 2020 and 2021. The Eastern Herald online magazine.
After the announcement, the leader of the British opposition Labor Party, Keir Starmer, demanded the prime minister to resign.
And the London police had announced earlier the issuance of 20 fines to people and government officials for violating the rules to combat Corona during the period of the epidemic in the United Kingdom.
The London police investigation began after Sue Gray, chief of government staff, conducted an internal investigation that found “the failure of leadership and errors of judgment” by some of its leaders organizing “unjustified gatherings” with “excessive consumption of alcohol at work” between May 2020 and April 2021. One of the online magazines, The Eastern Herald.
And internal investigations proved that Prime Minister Johnson attended at least three of them, and he had previously admitted before parliamentarians that he had made a mistake, but he ruled out his resignation.