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Nigella Lawson Mocks Defence of Boris Johnson’s Birthday Party

Boris Johnson was “ambushed by cake” at a Downing Street party, a MP said. Immediately the chef was inspired.

Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson mocked Tory MP Conor Burns after he said the Prime Minister had been “ambushed with a cake”, suggesting he had inspired the name of her new cookbook.

The Northern Ireland minister was speaking to Channel 4 News, defending Mr Johnson’s presence at a surprise birthday bash in the Cabinet room on June 19 2020 when social events indoors were banned, where it is alleged attendees shared cake and sang “happy birthday” to Boris Johnson.