Residents in Ilford being prosecuted [today] for a gathering on 18 Dec 2020, the same day as “all rules were followed” in No 10

Court records show police are prosecuting a 36-year-old man for holding a gathering of two or more people in Ilford, east London, on the same day as one alleged event in Downing Street – a case which shadow health secretary and local MP Wes Streeting has highlighted in the Commons.

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The court list showed the defendant is one of two people facing hearings before magistrates in Westminster on Wednesday charged with breaching Tier 3 restrictions in December, while many more were being prosecuted for allegedly falling foul of Tier 4 rules, introduced on December 20. (source)