PM gives Cummings his ‘full help’ – as Labour requires inquiry

PM offers Cummings his 'full support' - as Labour calls for inquiry

a man standing in front of a car posing for the camera: Dominic Cummings is facing calls to resign

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Dominic Cummings is dealing with calls to resign

Dominic Cummings has the “full help” of Boris Johnson after it emerged the prime minister’s prime aide travelled 260 miles from London to Durham through the lockdown.

The PM has come beneath strain to sack him after it was revealed he drove his spouse and baby to a household property within the North East after his partner developed coronavirus-related signs.

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, talking on the every day Downing Road Covid-19 briefing, stated: “I can inform you the PM gives Mr Cummings along with his full help.”


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Quantity 10 had already supplied Mr Cummings its help in an announcement on Saturday, stating that the aide’s actions “had been consistent with coronavirus tips”.

However Mr Shapps’ newest feedback are a sign that the PM is sticking by the controversial determine, who he credited with serving to safe him his landslide election victory in December.

The SNP has been calling for the Conservative Celebration chief to sack Mr Cummings.

The get together and Labour have written to Cupboard Secretary Sir Mark Sedwill demanding an inquiry into what occurred.

Shadow Cupboard Workplace minister Rachel Reeves stated in a letter: “The British individuals have made essential and painful sacrifices to help the nationwide effort, together with being away from household in instances of want.