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Boris Johnson departs Downing St for PMQs

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Boris Johnson departs Downing St for PMQs

Boris Johnson departs Downing St for PMQs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson departs 10 Downing Street for Parliament for PMQs.

Mr Johnson is facing increasing pressure to launch a full independent inquiry into lobbying amidst the Greensill scandal.

Report by Alibhaiz.

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