There was ‘clearly a party' and Boris Johnson should resign if he misled parliament about it, Scottish Tory leader says

There was ‘clearly a party’ and Boris Johnson should resign if he misled parliament about it, Scottish Tory leader says
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Boris Johnson should resign if he misled parliament about an illegal Christmas party at Downing Street, the leader of the Scottish Conservatives has said.

Speaking on Wednesday Douglas Ross said that there was “clearly” a party “of some kind”.

He told reporters: “If he knew about the party this time last year or at any point up until he was asked about it in the House of Commons and still said he knew nothing about it and I wasn’t a party, that’s a serious allegations – and I don’t support anyone deliberately misleading parliament, so I’m not going to protect anyone for that.”

Mr Ross added: “No-one should continue in their post if they mislead parliament in that way.”

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