Michael Fabricant defends 'loyal' PM over party row

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  • Michael Fabricant
    British politician (born 1950)
  • Boris Johnson
    Boris Johnson
    Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2019

Conservative backbencher Michael Fabricant has defended Boris Johnson over the Downing Street party fallout, claiming drinks in the garden were a chance to give "hardworking people a break". "These were people who had been working 18 hours a day and one thing about Boris, if he's got a fault, it's that he's too loyal to the people who work around him, and he understood how tense and tired they were," he said.

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