When Mr Cummings started working at Downing Street, there was speculation he wouldn't hang around for long. But this saga has made it abundantly clear Boris Johnson believes Mr Cummings is just as critical to what he wants to achieve in power, as he was getting him into it. … [Read more...] about Dominic Cummings: What is next for Boris Johnson’s right hand man?
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Mr Cummings's allies insist his exit is not connected to the lockdown rumpus and that he 'never intended' to stay in Downing Street after achieving his two main aims: cutting the UK's last ties with Brussels and reforming the Civil Service. The former is due to take place on December 31 when Britain's Brexit 'transition period' is scheduled to end. … [Read more...] about Dominic Cummings could quit in six months: Boris’s under-fire advisor is considering leaving after Brexit and civil-service shake-up are complete
That line – later justified by an explanation that a conversation with Cummings’ father had been at his request and primarily about security matters rather than a breach of lockdown – is understood to have caused consternation at the Durham force, which found itself at the centre of a political storm, and was forced to reiterate that a conversation had indeed taken place. (Two days later, it would say that the call focused on security.) … [Read more...] about From evasion to evisceration: how the Cummings lockdown story unfolded
Radio Ulster listeners were tuning in to a 3pm bulletin, featuring an update to Cummings' alleged breach of lockdown, when presenter Nuala McKeever was broadcast telling her colleagues what she thinks of the Prime Minister's chief adviser. … [Read more...] about BBC presenter accidentally brands Dominic Cummings ‘d***’ during live show
She doesn’t have a separate property, but she does have a spare room. My husband and I never considered going there for a second. I knew that if any of us walked out of our front door, we risked transporting the virus somewhere else, and – being blunt – killing people. … [Read more...] about Polly Hudson: It’s time for Dominic Cummings to Stay Home, collect his P45 and resign