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Jacob Rees-Mogg said those 100 Partygate fines were a ‘non-story’ – only 9 responses you need

As the number of fines handed out to people in Downing Street for breaking lockdown rules hit the century mark this week, Jacob Rees-Mogg has been telling BBC Breakfast the whole thing is a non-story.

Presenter Naga Munchetty was as taken aback by this as you presumably just were, but it turned out that was only the start of it.

The minister for trying to find a single upside of Brexit went on to suggest the rules were broken by people in Downing St only because … the rules were too strict in the first place.

And it prompted no end of responses on Twitter, as you might imagine. We’ve read them all – well, quite a few of them – so you don’t have to and these 9 surely say it best.

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