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Watch: Partygate - What you need to know about Boris Johnson and if he misled Parliament

The former Prime Minister will be questioned for around four hours by the Commons Privileges Committee over his denials that No 10 parties during the pandemic broke lockdown rules. He was among those who received fines from the Metropolitan Police, after an investigation concluded that several gatherings in No 10 breached Covid guidelines at the time. In the House of Commons, on several occasions, the then Prime Minister said that rules had been followed at all times. Ahead of the hearing, Johnson acknowledged some of the statements he made had been wrong, but insisted they had not been “intentionally or recklessly” misleading. Here’s what you need to know.

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