Diane Abbott suggests Boris Johnson should get a massive soundsystem for “all these parties”
"Could you imagine Stone Love or Saxon playing at Downing Street?"
Diane Abbott has weighed in on the news of a BYOB party at Downing Street that allegedly took place during lockdown in 2020, by recommending a soundsystem fit for Number 10.
The MP for Hackney tweeted out to Boris Johnson, declaring: "If I had known Boris was having all these parties at Downing St. I could have got him a sound system to borrow"
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She attached a poor-quality iStock photo of an LCD soundsystem which comprises of four monitors and 10 subwoofers.
If I had known Boris was having all these parties at Downing St. I could have got him a sound system to borrow pic.twitter.com/d2vaozYwv0— Diane Abbott MP (@HackneyAbbott) January 11, 2022
Earlier this week, reports emerged of another party at the Prime Minister's residence.
During the national lockdown, Downing Street personnel were allegedly invited to a drinks reception in the Number 10 garden to "make the most of the magnificent weather."
An email obtained by ITV News exclusively reveals the first evidence of a party on May 20, 2020, when the rest of the country was prohibited from meeting more than one person outside.
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Understandably, many have been outraged online... though others have also been sharing memes.
Abbott's clap back at the news, suggesting that she could have given Boris a soundsystem to borrow, is exactly the reaction we expected from the 'Hackney Abbott'.
'Abbot has a track record of using poor-quality photos to clap back at other politicians.
While it is unknown what Abbott would play out of her soundsystem, Twitter has had some great reactions.
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One person said: "Could you imagine Stone Love or Saxon playing at Downing Street?".
Another also commented on the fitting nature of this tweet, someone said: "nah but this tweet is hilarious, auntie abbott said soundsystem culture >>> ".
Someone simply said "iStock those clowns queen".
Mixmag has reached out to representatives of Diane Abbott for a comment.
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Aneesa Ahmed is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter