UK's Johnson questioned by civil servant on allegations of lockdown breaches - The Telegraph

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds a news conference for the latest coronavirus disease (COVID-19) update in the Downing Street briefing room, in London, Britain December 8, 2021. Adrian Dennis/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

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Jan 16 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been questioned by senior civil servant Sue Gray, who is investigating allegations of lockdown breaches, The Telegraph reported, citing sources.

Johnson have shared what he knows with Gray ahead of publication of the report as early as this week, Telegraph said.

The prime minister has been facing backlash for not following rules during the pandemic as he attended a gathering at his official residence during the first coronavirus lockdown in UK.

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Reporting by Maria Ponnezhath in Bengaluru

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