What is missing from the Sue Gray report into Downing Street parties?

Sue Gray's report looks into Downing street parties that took place during lockdown

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Senior civil servant Sue Gray has released her report into the Downing Street parties during the Covid lockdown.

The key findings

Sue Gray said the Downing Street garden was “used for gatherings without clear authorisation or oversight” and “this was not appropriate.”

She found that “at least some of the gatherings” she investigated represent “a serious failure to observe not just the high standards expected of those working at the heart of Government but also of the standards expected of the entire British population at the time”.

Sue Gray called on Downing Street and the Government to "learn" from partygate.

Moreover, she said that the changes that need to be seen across government can take place prior to the completion of the Met Police investigation.

The report suggests that the Met will be investigating Boris Johnson's alleged birthday party in No 10.

What was missing?

What wasn't in the Sue Gray report?

She did not note explicitly whether rules were broken by officials or staff alleged to have been involved.

She did not name any of the officials or staffers allegedly involved in the wrongdoing.

There were no details as to what exactly took place and Ms Gray did not disclose any of the evidence she uncovered.

What next?

The PM is due to address MPs at half past three, before speaking to Russian leader Vladimir Putin on the Ukraine crisis.