GMB shows off empty seats because MP Tory ‘too busy’ to appear on show day after Sue Grey’s report

ITV’s Good Morning Britain showed a clip of an empty chair on the ITV show today, as the Tory MP scheduled to appear on the show was canceled because he was ‘too busy’

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GMB shows off empty seats because MP is ‘too busy’ for interview

Good Morning Britain aired a clip of an empty chair today – as a Tory MP said he was “too busy” to appear on the programme.

It comes just a day after Sue Gray’s report on Partygate was finally made public, with a 37-page report that featured multiple bomb blasts from the inquiry as Boris Johnson arrived in the House of Commons to announce that he had been cleared. “vindicated” by the report as he told people it was time to “switch” away from Partygate.

Keir Starmer, however, was extremely critical of the Prime Minister and raged: “They set a lower standard for his conduct than a snake belly and now they expect us to congratulate him when he stumbles upon it. .”

Hosts Ben Shephard and Kate Garraway urge MPs to appear on show


However, it appeared unlikely that a Conservative MP would be able to speak on Good Morning Britain today, as hosts Kate Garraway and Ben Shephard showed a shot of an empty chair against a Westminster backdrop.

“We’re going to have Labour’s Lisa Nandy coming up soon. We wanted to speak to Stephen Barclay, Downing Street chief of staff. He’s the man – the government minister – we usually talk to. them around 8:30,” Kate said.

“He was so busy this morning, we don’t know why.”

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She added: “The chair is there for you, Mr Barclay if you’d like to come and sit in it, we’d love to talk to you and hear all of your opinions.”

Presenter Ben then added, as he made a plea directly to the MP: “We’re going to force you to join because of course, without a doubt, our viewers and everyone at home will want to hear from you, especially today of all days.”

Mr Johnson released a statement to the House of Commons yesterday, where he began by coming out to defend staff who are working “extremely long hours” and “doing their best” to help the country between Covid pandemic.

Mr Barclay, seen here sitting next to Mr Johnson, is ‘too busy’ to appear on the show


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“I’m trying to set the scene, not to mitigate or exempt myself in any way,” he also said.

He said he briefly attended the gatherings to “thank them for their service” and “to keep morale as high as possible”. is necessary and they clearly broke the rules and they broke the rules. I don’t know anything about the next procedure because I simply wasn’t there. “

There have been calls for Mr Johnson to step down over Partygate.

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