The former prime minister was later given a fixed penalty notice for attending a party in No.10.
Adviser to the former prime minister confirms he did make the statement, despite denials.
Former prime minister's top aide slammed his leadership in a savage WhatsApp message.
The terrifying remarks were revealed during the Covid Inquiry
It's clear the effects of the pandemic remain raw.
"Most parents are still in a chronic state of stress – that has not gone away. If anything that’s just been added to," says clinical psychologist and author Dr Emma Svanberg.
The major study has got us saying all the things we've been scared of sharing
"I wrote a poem from the perspective of a pumpkin spiced latte and performed it on zoom."
The allegations, leaked in The Daily Telegraph, have caused nothing short of chaos.
Public dissent on this scale has not been seen in China for decades.