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Podcast: Kent MPs stay quiet over ’Bring Your Own Booze’ lockdown-breaking Downing Street party claims

What were you doing on May 20, 2020?
According to a leaked email, around 100 Downing Street staff had been invited to a party in the garden of Number 10 – despite the fact strict Covid lockdown restrictions were still in place.

It’s claimed the Prime Minister and his wife were among around 40 people who attended.
Hear from our political editor Paul Francis and a mum who went into early labour that day and couldn’t have her husband with her.
Also in today’s podcast – changes to Covid testing rules have come into force.
If you don’t have any symptoms you no longer need a PCR test after getting a positive result on a lateral flow kit.
Strood GP Dr Julian Spinks explains why.
A record label boss has admitted firing blanks from handguns from an apartment in a tower block at Chatham Dockside.
Hear the moment Michael Alunomoh filmed himself firing the weapons from the balcony.
Kent residents living in buildings with potentially dangerous cladding have ‘cautiously welcomed’ news the construction industry will be made to fix it.
Yesterday, the housing secretary told MPs companies are being given the opportunity to ‘do the right thing’.
In sport, there’s a familiar face back at Gillingham.
Find out who’s taking charge of the side for this weekend’s game following the departure of Steve Evans at the weekend.