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Boris Johnson resigns as an MP

Boris Johnson resigns as an MP

Boris Johnson, the former Prime Minister of Britain, resigns as an MP after receiving the "Partygate" report.

The MP-led Privileges Committee report investigated whether Johnson had misled Parliament about reported holidays in Downing Street during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Johnson accused the Parliamentary inquiry of trying to "oust" him.

"They have yet to find any evidence that I knowingly misled Parliament," he said in a statement.

In evidence given to the committee in March, Johnson admitted he had misled Parliament but said he had not done it on purpose.

" I have not lied and I believe that in their hearts the commission knows this ," Johnson said in his statement released after his resignation on Friday.

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