UK Labour Party calls Gray report a monument to "hubris" of Johnson's government

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British Labour Party opposition leader Keir Starmer gestures during Prime Minister's Questions at the House of Commons, in London, Britain, May 18, 2022. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS

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LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - Opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer said that a report by civil servant Sue Gray into lockdown rule-breaking in Downing Street would stand as a monument to the "hubris and arrogance" of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government.

"When the dust settles and the anger subsides, this report will stand as a monument to the hubris and the arrogance of a government that believed it was one rule for them and another rule for everyone else," Starmer told parliament on Wednesday after the full report was published.

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