But Bernard Jenkin, an ally of Mr Johnson who was installed by Number 10 as the committee’s chairman last week, told members they should only expect a fraction of that time to ask questions on a series of Covid-19 topics including Mr Cummings. … [Read more...] about Fury as MPs get just 20 minutes to grill Boris Johnson on Dominic Cummings
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Mr Johnson’s top aide, Dominic Cummings, yesterday hit out at the Tory rebels, telling them: “The Prime Minister believes politicians don’t get to choose which votes they respect.” … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson plotting early election so he can push through no-deal Brexit
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"Some of his campaign successes - whether the Brexit campaign or the general election are extraordinary, come-from-behind victories and I think that sort of genius inspires a lot of loyalty from the staffers that work for him. The danger though is that it also breeds a sort of arrogance that other views aren't welcome." … [Read more...] about Dominic Cummings: What is next for Boris Johnson’s right hand man?