All of it would be unacceptable in any serious workplace.
In the seat of government, it is an affront to democracy. The rules being flouted were devised to save lives during the pandemic.
It is hard to conceive of a more contemptible insult to those who suffered through the pandemic than the discovery that their sacrifice was being effectively mocked in the Prime Minister’s official residence.
In her next Observer article Gillian Keegan should explain to her constituents why she has not criticised this utter failure of leadership by the PM and why she continues to give him her full support.