Archiv: booting Cressida Dick

11.02.2022 - 08:47 [ ]

Cressida Dick confirms any Downing Street rulebreakers – including Boris Johnson – would probably only be fined £100 even if they are found guilty over No10 parties – as PM refuses to say whether he will quit if he is among those punished

Cressida Dick appeared to rule out any punishment stronger than a fine for Boris Johnson over Partygate today – as he refused to confirm he would quit if found to have broken the law.

Scotland Yard is sending formal questionnaires to more than 50 people to ask them to give an account of their involvement, with the documents due to start arriving by the end of this week.

11.02.2022 - 08:45 [ ]

Dame Cressida Dick forced to quit Met Police after string of Scotland Yard scandals

But it comes after Scotland Yard has been rocked by multiple scandals in recent months, including the force’s handling of partygate, Sarah Everard’s murder and repeated claims of a culture of misogyny and racism.

11.02.2022 - 08:32 [ ]

Dame Cressida Dick forced out of role as Met Police chief

Country’s most senior police officer says Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, ‚left her with no choice‘ but to quit

31.01.2022 - 14:37 [ ]

If Tory MPs allow Boris Johnson to ride out this crisis they will only be inviting defeat

It comes to something when a police investigation into misconduct in No  10 and the danger of war in Europe are seen as helpful developments by supporters of the Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson’s human shield is no longer Sue Gray, but the Metropolitan Police. Gray’s report, used by Downing Street to evade scrutiny about Covid rule breaches and by Conservative MPs to delay moving against the Prime Minister, will soon be published. But her account of the worst transgressions will be redacted, following an edict by the Met commissioner, Cressida Dick.