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Clear and Present Danger for Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson arrives in Downing Street on Jan. 25.

Boris Johnson arrives in Downing Street on Jan. 25.

Photographer: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

“Waiting for Sue Gray” has become something of a mantra in the British government.

The senior civil servant’s investigation into alleged rule-breaking, alcohol-fueled parties in Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s offices during pandemic lockdowns is finally expected to conclude this week.