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Dominic Cummings faces fresh calls to resign after new allegations of lockdown travel

British PM’s aide made a second 400km trip from lockdown in mid-April, reports say

23/05/2020 23:15:00

Dominic Cummings faces fresh calls to resign after new allegations of lockdown travel

British PM’s aide made a second 400km trip from lockdown in mid-April, reports say

— Matt Hancock (@MattHancock)May 23, 2020“I can tell you that the PM provides Mr Cummings with his full support,” transport secretary Grant Shapps told reporters, adding that he did not know when the prime minister found out about the journey.Health secretary Hancock tweeted: “I know how ill coronavirus makes you. It was entirely right for Dom Cummings to find childcare for his toddler, when both he and his wife were getting ill.”

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Downing Street said Cummings’s “actions were in line with coronavirus guidelines”.OppositionOpposition parties have questioned why Cabinet ministers have defended Mr Cummings.A Labour source said: “If these latest revelations are true, why on earth were Cabinet ministers sent out this afternoon to defend Dominic Cummings?

“We need an urgent investigation by the Cabinet Secretary to get to the bottom of this matter. It cannot be right that there is one rule for the Prime Minister’s adviser and another for the British people.”Just a few days before Mr Cummings’ journey, Johnson imposed a lockdown in the UK and asked people to stay at home. He said on March 23rd that people “should not be meeting family members who do not live in your home”.

Shortly after Mr Johnson announced that he had tested positive for Covid-19, Mr Cummings sprinted out of Downing Street on March 27th and developed symptoms on the weekend of March 28th-29th.Government guidelines say that those who have Covid-19 or suspect they have it should self-isolate for at least seven days along with their household and not leave their house for any reason.

The Scottish National Party and the Liberal Democrats called for Cummings to be sacked.Other prominent figures have resigned after breaking lockdown rules. Read more: The Irish Times »

Correction Leftist mainstream media wants Dominic Cummings to resign .

Piers Morgan says Dominic Cummings is 'trashed the credibility' of the cabinet Dominic Cummings has faced calls to resign after travelling more than 250 miles from London to his parents' house in Durham despite the lockdown rules

Calls for Dominic Cummings to resign after reports he broke lockdown rulesThe Prime Minister’s chief aide is alleged to have travelled 260 miles after falling ill with coronavirus-like symptoms. One rule for the plebs another for their rulers it appears!!

Fresh calls for Johnson to sack aide after new allegations of lockdown travel emerge Dominic Cummings reportedly went on a day trip during lockdown and drove up to County Durham a second time. Some feel entitled, while expecting the ordinary to conform. Do as I say not as I do. Time to go Domnick.

No 10 accused of cover-up over allegations it knew about Dominic Cummings’ lockdown trip Dominic Cummings travelled more than 260 miles to self-isolate away from London while experiencing coronavirus-like symptoms.

No 10 accused of cover-up over allegations it knew about Dominic Cummings’ lockdown trip Dominic Cummings travelled more than 260 miles to self-isolate away from London while experiencing coronavirus-like symptoms. Even seagulls have more cop on than Cummings!

Cummings says he behaved legally over lockdown travelBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson 's chief adviser Dominic Cummings has said he behaved reasonably and legally when asked about reports that he broke lockdown travel rules. Two legs good Four legs bad He is a liar Johnson and his bunch of crooks must go why are they getting away with murder It bullshit. He broke the very uncomfortable rules and regulations he imposed on millions of others. Thousands of them died a lonely, isolated death adhering to those rules, he went home! Time he was gone