Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he was not at a Downing Street party because he was tucking into dinner at Pizza Express in Woking at the time.
In a new statement, Mr Johnson says that after strolling into his garden and finding 100 people drinking wine and eating cheese, he was still sure it was a work event.
So, feeling the need to relax, he immediately turned around after 25 minutes and asked his driver to take him to Surrey where he could enjoy tucking into a deep-pan cheese and tomato pizza.
Downing Street spokesperson Lorraine Fisher, 34, said: “The Woking Pizza Express had been recommended to him by Prince Andrew because it is low-profile.
“Certainly, nobody saw Andrew there.
“The Prime Minister was eating alone and did not break any social distancing rules in Woking.
“That is the end of the matter.”
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