Outrage as people share their photos from the day of the Downing Street ‘garden party’


people have used social media to share photos of what they were doing on the day of an alleged garden party at number 10.

In an outcry of public anger, thousands of people have shared photos of what they were doing on May 20, 2020.

On 20 May 2020, the UK was bathed in glorious sunshine, with parts of the country reaching 28 degrees.

The photos posted online show lonely walks, social encounters in the park and empty offices.

Others have shared stories of their own personal isolation and the heartbreak of being separated from loved ones.

Among the sea of ​​photos, one person shared a photo of police officers patrolling a park in south-east London on the day of the alleged rule violation.

They wrote: “Photo of 4 police officers on patrol breaking up gatherings of more than 2 people in Deptford on 20 May 2020, taken from my front door at the time. the same evening, 8 miles away, Downing St had a BYOB garden party for up to 100 people.”

Another user shared a photo of a house with a poster in the window reminding people to clap for carers and support NHS frontline workers.

The weekly applause took place every Thursday at 8pm for ten weeks during the first national lockdown in 2020, in recognition of the frontline workers who had kept the country going during the pandemic.

Meanwhile, a mother has shared a photo of her 16-year-old son enjoying his birthday while out for a walk.

She wrote: “May 20, 2020. Then the 16-year-old had just celebrated the anniversary of the lockdown and hadn’t seen any of his friends. Highlight of the day, a dog walk with his mother.”

Another photo from that day showed former Channel 4 anchor Jon Snow standing on his roof as he prepared to host the primetime news show from his home using drones to film.

Another showed the London skyline as the capital enjoyed the mild weather.

The caption read: “I took this photo on May 20, 2020. Beautiful sunset that I only watched from my balcony.”

The bomb’s email leak shocked the UK when it was released Monday.

The leaked email was sent by Martin Reynolds, the prime minister’s chief of staff, to more than 100 employees at number 10, including the prime minister’s advisers, speechwriters and doorkeepers.

Senior official Sue Gray is leading an ongoing investigation into numerous allegations of Covid rule violations in Downing Street and other government departments.


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