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Sue Gray has handed the initial findings of her Partygate investigation to the Prime Minister, who will give a statement to parliament this afternoon. Though the report may contain “stinging criticisms” of Boris Johnson, Scotland Yard has vetoed any “juicy” details on the events it’s investigating, says Politico. Plans to make Covid jabs mandatory for NHS workers are set to be scrapped. There have been warnings of crippling staff shortages if the move goes ahead, with almost 80,000 workers likely to be forced out of their jobs. A man in Switzerland has paid £60 to formally change his gender so that he can receive his state pension a year earlier. The country’s retirement age is 64 for women but 65 for men.