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Watch: Boris Johnson’s opening remarks in Partygate inquiry

Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson was grilled by the Privileges Committee as it seeks to determine whether or not he lied to Parliament when he repeatedly stated during PMQs that “no rules had been broken” at Downing Street during the coronavirus pandemic. Johnson has insisted “hand on heart” that he did not lie, arguing that all of his statements concerning partygate were “made in good faith and on the basis of what I honestly knew and believed at the time.”

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