Yesterday he was grilled over allegations that Downing Street held a party during Covid restrictions last December – an event which apparently took place a mere evening before he told families that meeting up over Christmas was banned.
If you are struggling to keep up, Britain is now governed by Plan B rules – not the morning after pill but more masks and more working from home (unless you want a Christmas party of course).
We hope he then had a nice dinner and an early night – but we suspect not, given it was announced this morning that his wife Carrie Johnson has given birth to a baby girl.
They haven’t announced a name yet but we expect that Pippa won’t make the shortlist, given the journalist who broke the first Christmas party story was The Mirror’s Pippa Crerar.
And while he is getting to know his latest child he will be keeping one eye on the news that the Conservative party has been fined £17,800 for “failing to accurately report a donation and keep a proper accounting record” over the controversial redecoration of Boris Johnson’s Downing Street flat, as per the long awaited report from the Electoral Commission.