Partygate is almost over... but not quite.
Boris Johnson’s allies are confident that the release of Sue Gray’s report next week will not trigger a vote of confidence in him by Conservative MPs. Yet there could be a dangerous sting in its tail: the report might provide more evidence about what Johnson knew – and when – about the parties, and this could contradict what he told the Commons.
If I were Johnson, I would be most worried about the final Partygate inquiry, by the Commons privileges committee, into whether he lied to parliament.
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