According to a leaked email, Martin Reynolds, a senior civil servant, invited over 100 colleagues to a Downing Street gathering, which Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie allegedly attended.
Johnson says disciplinary action will be taken if it was found that rules were broken after a video surfaced showing his staff laughing over how to explain a gathering in Downing Street during a Covid-19 lockdown last Christmas.
The by-election, which takes place outside the normal parliamentary election cycle, was triggered by the resignation of a Labour lawmaker in March and is one of dozens of votes that took place on Thursday.
UK PM, facing allegations about everything from his Covid-19 response to texts from lobbyists to leaks, denies breaking rules of his flat as Electoral Commission launches formal investigation into who paid for the lavish renovation.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returns to 10 Downing Street, Sky News reports, after spending some three weeks to recover from coronavirus.
Johnson, who had been isolating in Downing Street after testing positive last month, was taken to hospital on Sunday night because he still had a high temperature.
The four leaders agreed that attacks against civilians in Syria must stop and expressed support for a UN-backed political process in Libya.
It was not immediately clear what Larry — the often-photographed resident cat of Downing Street — will think of the new arrival.
Meeting between Turkish PM Binali Yildrim and his British counterpart Theresa May in London focuses on further developing bilateral cooperation in economic, trade and defense sectors.
British PM David Cameron says he will leave his 10 Downing Street office by October, following Britains vote to leave the EU.
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