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# dominic-cummings - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Theresa May criticises Boris Johnson for appointing key security advisor with 'no proven expertise'

Sir Mark Sedwill had stepped down from his role in the UK government amid reports of clashes with Johnson’s chief advisor Dominic Cummings.

# dominic-cummings - Friday 29 May, 2020

'Boris Johnson has presided over a broken Kingdom in which Covid-19 has been able to flourish'

Peter Flanagan says Johnson’s failure to sack Dominic Cummings is just another in a long line of disastrous moves for the UK.

# dominic-cummings - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Police say Cummings may have committed 'minor breach' of lockdown rules but will face no further action

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he believes his senior aide “behaved reasonably and legally”.

# dominic-cummings - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

BBC says Emily Maitlis' remarks about Dominic Cummings 'broke impartiality rules' Newsnight This post contains videos

BBC says Emily Maitlis' remarks about Dominic Cummings 'broke impartiality rules'

The British Prime Minister is standing by his senior aide despite mounting pressure to fire him.

Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to face questions at a Commons committee meeting later today.

# dominic-cummings - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Former UK health secretary says Dominic Cummings was in 'clear breach of lockdown rules'

Senior Tory figures have said it was “humiliating” to watch cabinet ministers defend Dominic Cummings.

# dominic-cummings - Monday 25 May, 2020

Boris Johnson says he regrets 'confusion and anger' caused by Dominic Cummings controversy

Johnson also announced that all shops in England will be able to reopen next month if they meet guidelines.

'Arguably this was a mistake': Cummings says he did not speak to Johnson before travelling to Durham with family

Last night, Boris Johnson defended his senior adviser over the 260-mile trip to Durham.

'What planet are they on?', 'Bojo stands by top aide': UK front pages react to Dominic Cummings crisis

The left-leaning Daily Mirror leads the attack on the pair, labelling Cummings a “cheat” and Johnson a “coward”.

# dominic-cummings - Sunday 24 May, 2020

'He acted legally and with integrity': Boris Johnson backs Dominic Cummings over 260-mile lockdown trip

Conservatives have been putting the Prime Minister under pressure to sack his controversial adviser.

Investigation launched into UK Civil Service tweet about Johnson's 'offensive' defence of Cummings

The UK Prime Minister is being criticised for defending his senior adviser’s actions in driving 260 miles during lockdown.

Fresh calls for Dominic Cummings to resign after new allegations of lockdown travel emerge

Downing Street has said it would “not waste time” replying to the fresh allegations.

# dominic-cummings - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Boris Johnson offers top aide his ‘full support’ after 260-mile lockdown trip

Downing Street has issued a statement this morning defending Cummings.

# dominic-cummings - Friday 22 May, 2020

Calls for Dominic Cummings to resign after reports he broke rules and travelled 260 miles from home

Downing Street had previously confirmed Cummings had displayed symptoms of Covid-19.

# dominic-cummings - Monday 30 March, 2020

Boris Johnson's chief advisor Dominic Cummings self-isolating with Covid-19 symptoms

He will be staying in contact with the rest of the Downing Street team during his quarantine period.

# dominic-cummings - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Top UK civil servant resigns and accuses Priti Patel of 'vicious' campaign against him

Sir Philip Rutnam reportedly was offered the chance to “go quietly” with a payoff, but chose to launch a stinging rebuke of Patel instead.

# dominic-cummings - Monday 17 February, 2020

Boris Johnson faces calls to sack adviser who made controversial remarks about contraception and race

Andrew Sabisky once suggested enforcing the uptake of contraception to stop unplanned pregnancies “creating a permanent underclass”.

# dominic-cummings - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Dominic Cummings calls for ‘weirdos and misfits' to apply for Downing Street jobs

Cummings says Number 10 wants to hire an ‘unusual set of people with different skills and backgrounds’ to work as special advisers.

# dominic-cummings - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Boris Johnson sidesteps Taoiseach's allegation that he has put UK on course for a ‘harder Brexit’

Varadkar said he feared the UK wanted to “undercut” its European rivals on food, health and product safety after exit day.

# dominic-cummings - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'We are not nodding dogs': Tory ministers 'ready to resign' over no-deal Brexit

A “very large number” of MPs are also reportedly poised to resign if Britain leaves the EU without a deal.

# dominic-cummings - Friday 27 September, 2019

'We are enjoying this': Johnson's advisor Cummings says current Brexit chaos is 'walk in the park'

Dominic Cummings said yesterday that it’s “not surprising” members of the public are angry with politicians.

# dominic-cummings - Friday 6 September, 2019

The Explainer: Who is Dominic Cummings?

In this week’s episode of The Explainer,

# dominic-cummings - Thursday 5 September, 2019

John Major says Boris Johnson's advisers could 'poison the political atmosphere beyond repair'

The former prime minister took particular aim at Dominic Cummings, calling him a “political anarchist”.

# dominic-cummings - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

The cunning Mr Cummings: Who is the 'Vote Leave' chief in No 10?

After Cummings fired Sajid Javid’s aide on Thursday without his knowledge, questions are being raised again of Johnson’s main man.