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ONE HUNDRED Partygate fines: Police reveal number of fixed penalty notices has DOUBLED in a month  

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ONE HUNDRED Partygate fines: Scotland Yard reveals the number of fixed penalty notices issued for Downing Street Covid lawbreaking has DOUBLED in a month

  • Met Police made first update since April, revealing more than 100 fines issued
  • Previous update said there had been 50 fines for officials and politicians
  • Downing Street indicated that Boris Johnson has not received a new fine 

More than 100 fines have been dished out to people working in Downing Street for Partygate breaches of Covid laws, Scotland Yard revealed today. 

In the first update in a month, detectives working on the Operation Hillman probe into boozy gatherings in the corridors of power have doubled the number of fixed-penalty notices (FPNs) issued.

The last update, which took place before the local election campaign period, said there had been 50 fines for officials and politicians.

Downing Street indicated that Boris Johnson has not received a new fine. He previously paid a £50 FPN for attending his birthday Party in June 2020 which indoor gatherings were against the law. 

In the first update in a month, detectives working on the Operation Hillman probe into boozy gatherings in the corridors of power have doubled the number of fixed-penalty notices (FPNs) issued.

In the first update in a month, detectives working on the Operation Hillman probe into boozy gatherings in the corridors of power have doubled the number of fixed-penalty notices (FPNs) issued.

There was no immediate comment from No10 about whether Boris Johnson has received a new fine. He previously paid a £50 FPN for attending his birthday Party in June 2020 which indoor gatherings were against the law.

There was no immediate comment from No10 about whether Boris Johnson has received a new fine. He previously paid a £50 FPN for attending his birthday Party in June 2020 which indoor gatherings were against the law.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: ‘As of Thursday 12 May, Operation Hillman, the investigation into breaches of COVID-19 regulations in Whitehall and Downing Street, has made more than 100 referrals for fixed penalty notices (FPNs) to the ACRO Criminal Records Office.

‘These referrals have continued to be made throughout the period since our last update on Tuesday 12 April and the investigation remains live.’

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