No 10 Christmas Party: the beginning of the end for Boris Johnson?

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Allegra Stratton has resigned as a government adviser after a video that showed her laughing about a Downing Street Christmas party, reportedly held during the peak of lockdown in December last year, was leaked to the media. The government continues to deny that the party took place.

Anoosh Chakelian, Ailbhe Rea and Stephen Bush discuss whether the scandal spells the beginning of the end for Boris Johnson and the extraordinary timing of new Covid restrictions.


Then in You Ask Us, a listener asks why the Labour Party is unwilling to engage with drug policy reform.


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