UK police recommend more than 100 fines for Downing Street lockdown breaches

Authorities say the investigation remains live

By Reuters

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Published: Thu 12 May 2022, 1:30 PM

British police said on Thursday that they had recommended that more than 100 fines should be issued as part of their investigation into lockdown rule-breaking in gatherings held in Downing Street during the Covid-19 pandemic.

“As of Thursday 12 May, Operation Hillman, the investigation into breaches of Covid-19 regulations in Whitehall and Downing Street, has made more than 100 referrals for fixed penalty notices (FPNs) to the ACRO Criminal Records Office,” a police statement said.

Police said the investigation remains live.


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