Scottish Yard’s surveys on the Downing Street party violating the course made a speculation that Boris Johnson could face a police interview – and compare with the unique British prime minister so.
Tony Blair As the “first resident and so far the last of 10” was investigated by police when he was in the decision, said Time‘Red Box editor, Patrick Maguire. Although the charges of fighting against the Labor leader “have a greater influence”, the political impact on both men “can prove to be the same strangely “.
Cash for honor
The scandal was “extended” the last months of Blair’s prime minister as a “much more complicated investigation” compared to the so-called Johnson’s “party”, said Damage machine.
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The police have been called to investigate the claims that four wealthy entrepreneurs lend secrets to the Labor Party have been nominated by Blair for ranks. Nominations are blocked by the House of Representatives and the police investigation will then expand to include other parties.
Blair was not arrested or interviewed with cautiously, but the police questioned him three times as a witness. His close assistant, Ruth Turner, as well as the fundraising head of Labur, Michael Levy – was described by Maguire of The Times as “a businessman moving to a pop music that capable of extraordinary fundraising to the point He was nicknamed as Blair’s withdrawal point.
In July 2007, after a 16-month investigation, the police announced that no one would face an allegation. A vulnerability in the law means that loans are not publicly requested by the Election Committee.
But a report by MPs about Public committee Then conclude that there is a strong moral case that the loans must be declared. Law documents may not be broken, but the spirit of the law is quite clear. ”
The collapse of the Blair
At the time the Scotland Yard announced his decision not to press the press, Blair resigned. In order to say the investigation is “the final undo of Blair will be eliminated to lack of accuracy,” Maguire in the Times said, but there are police in Downing Street “do not do help” as a PM.
“Besieged by the Brownites family, contaminated by Iraq and is increasingly not being hearted by voters,” Blair’s departure is “questions about when, not if”. And “that question has been posed many times with a prime minister with the long-sleeved leg of the law on her shoulder,” Maguire added.
According to The Telegraph, Blair faced “a much more serious allegation, threatening to lose Boris Johnson’s prime minister, and some senior torses have called on” views on views “.
Indeed, there is a ‘flow of opinion’ that says it is ridiculous to consider removing a prime minister just because people have sausage rolls or gin and tonics when they have no intention of doing so”. BBCPolitical editor of Laura Kuenssberg.
“However, with police involvement, an investigation of officials has the ability to make difficulties and widespread reactions of the public reflected in polls, nothing suspects that these are those Extremely difficult days for Downing Street, “she wrote.
Johnson could also become the first Prime Minister interviewed under the police’s vigilance – a wrath that Blair reported that he would resign in the scandal because of honors.
Two crimes are accused of Johnson and Blair – “Ability to violate the Law on Prohibitions and Honors (Abuse Prevention) in 1925” – Bring “Very different penalties”, said TutorDiplomatic editor Patrick Wintour. But cash for the title does not get “public resonance as one Violation of lock rules, Because those rules are applied to everyone. “
Wintour wrote: “That’s the betrayal of fake dinner,” the betrayal of the assumption of the common sacrifice of the country, it is dangerous for Johnson. ”
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