Tue 11 Jan, 2022

Responding to the latest reports of pandemic related rule breaking at Downing Street, Gillian Mackay, Scottish Greens MSP for Central Scotland, said:

“Not only has the Prime Minister and those in his inner circle breached the rules he laid down for the public, but they’ve done so repeatedly and deliberately, they’ve tried to cover it up, and some have even been caught laughing about it. This is no laughing matter for those of us who have lost a loved one during the pandemic. Mr Johnson is utterly unfit to be Prime Minister and it is time for him to go.” 

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