Boris Johnson defends top adviser over lockdown journey

Politico (EU) | May 23, 2020 at 5:06 PM
  • Boris Johnson and his Cabinet have rallied to defend Dominic Cummings, Johnson’s most senior adviser, following reports he went against government guidance by driving 400 kilometers to be with family in March while his wife had coronavirus symptoms.
  • The papers reported that police from Durham Constabulary had spoken to the Cummings family about the matter — something Downing Street’s own statement contradicted.