The scandal and the related fines relate to the occasions held by British authorities staff throughout the pandemic, when the folks have been in any other case urged to remain at dwelling and avoid different folks.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Finance Minister Rishi Sunak are amongst these fined and have each been fined £ 50, akin to roughly SEK 620.
In April, Johnson apologized “wholeheartedly” to Parliament for breaking the foundations. But he stated at the identical time that he was not conscious that he was breaking any guidelines, nor did he deliberately mislead Parliament.
According to the police, because the police investigation towards a complete of twelve gatherings on Downing Street, amongst different locations, continues, extra fines are anticipated.
In addition, one other unbiased parliamentary inquiry into the occasions, led by Sue Gray, is underway.