The tweet was reposted today by Chief Westminster Correspondent for BylineTimes, Adam Bienkov, and showed an image of the Prime Minister looking mournful and dressed in a black suit.
But, amid allegations of Number 10 parties hosted on the eve of the funeral, it is being reshared.
Bienkov wrote: “Here’s the tweet Boris Johnson sent out while the Queen was sat mourning inside a church by herself due to the social distancing rules he imposed.
“The night before, his staff held a party inside Downing Street with drinks, dancing and a DJ.”
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The Duke of Edinburgh was buried on 17 April 2021, with only thirty guests permitted to attend the funeral ceremony.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions in place at the time, the Queen sat alone during the service at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle for her husband of 73 years.
One person wrote: “Tbf he does look hungover.”
Someone else said: “There are no words to express the fury at the No 10 party on the eve of Prince Philip’s funeral. None.
“The Queen. Alone. The visual is enough.”
The Daily Telegraph reported that two leaving parties were held on the evening of 16 April 2021, the night before the funeral of Prince Philip.
Accusations suggest partygoers danced to music provided by a member of staff who was DJing, another member of staff broke Johnson’s son Wilfred’s swing and another was sent out with a suitcase to buy more alcohol from a Co-op.
At the time, Britain was in step two of the lockdown roadmap, which meant there was no indoor mixing and the rule of six outdoors applied.
The accusations come as Johnson has faced pressure to resign as Prime Minister for allegedly breaking his own government’s lockdown rules.