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# dominic-cummings - This year 2022

Emily Maitlis says BBC ‘sought to pacify’ Number 10 over Newsnight monologue
# Dominic Cummings
# Dominic Cummings

Emily Maitlis says BBC ‘sought to pacify’ Number 10 over Newsnight monologue

Aug 25th 2022, 8:29 AM 27,576 Views 11 Comments

Maitlis left the BBC earlier this year and said the media was often guilty of “normalising” populist views in the name of balance.

Boris Johnson denies lying to parliament about No 10 parties after Cummings’ claim
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson denies lying to parliament about No 10 parties after Cummings’ claim

Jan 18th 2022, 2:20 PM 35,713 Views 29 Comments

It comes after Dominic Raab said this morning that Johnson would “normally” be expected to resign if he lied to parliament.

# dominic-cummings - Last year 2021

Tánaiste warns other countries about doing deals with UK until 'they can keep their promises'
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Tánaiste warns other countries about doing deals with UK until 'they can keep their promises'

Oct 13th 2021, 1:08 PM 24,877 Views 44 Comments

The Tanaiste said comments from Dominic Cummings indicate Boris Johnson’s administration ‘acted in bad faith’.

Boris Johnson did not understand his own Brexit deal, Dominic Cummings claims
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson did not understand his own Brexit deal, Dominic Cummings claims

Oct 13th 2021, 12:15 PM 31,938 Views 26 Comments

The former No 10 chief adviser said he had always intended to get Johnson to ‘ditch the bits we didn’t like’.

Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office

Jun 21st 2021, 7:00 PM 36,554 Views 29 Comments

Boris Johnson’s former aide Dominic Cummings criticised the UK Prime Minister for a lack of focus.

Matt Hancock says he doesn't think he's 'hopeless', in response to Cummings WhatsApp screenshot
# Health Minister
# Health Minister

Matt Hancock says he doesn't think he's 'hopeless', in response to Cummings WhatsApp screenshot

Jun 16th 2021, 6:33 PM 16,094 Views 7 Comments

The former Downing Street aide is claiming that Boris Johnson called his health minister ‘totally f*cking hopeless’ last March.

Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets
# Subscription
# Subscription

Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets

Jun 10th 2021, 7:56 PM 17,200 Views 11 Comments

Boris Johnson’s former top aide has launched a profile on newsletter platform Substack.

'Longer and bloodier than Hamlet': British papers reel at Dominic Cummings' explosive evidence
# Westminster Committee
# Westminster Committee

'Longer and bloodier than Hamlet': British papers reel at Dominic Cummings' explosive evidence

May 27th 2021, 9:02 AM 29,391 Views 30 Comments

His marathon seven-hour session of evidence gave the press plenty to write about, some calling it a “rain of fire”, others a “Domshell”.

Cummings: Covid 'chicken pox parties' to reach herd immunity were considered by UK government
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Cummings: Covid 'chicken pox parties' to reach herd immunity were considered by UK government

Updated May 26th 2021, 4:54 PM 40,868 Views 41 Comments

In an explosive evidence session, Cummings accused Boris Johnson of thinking Covid-19 was a “scare story”.

Leaks, refurbs and lockdown outbursts: Why is pressure mounting on Boris Johnson?
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Leaks, refurbs and lockdown outbursts: Why is pressure mounting on Boris Johnson?

Apr 28th 2021, 6:00 PM 15,310 Views 10 Comments

Johnson’s refurbishment of his Downing Street flat is to be investigated by the Electoral Commission.

Dominic Cummings hits back at Downing Street sources who blamed him for leaking Dyson texts
# The Battle Of Britain
# The Battle Of Britain

Dominic Cummings hits back at Downing Street sources who blamed him for leaking Dyson texts

Updated Apr 23rd 2021, 6:09 PM 43,260 Views 31 Comments

A series of allegations about Boris Johnson’s handling of leak inquiries, and the Covid-19 crisis, have been made by his former adviser.

# dominic-cummings - All time

Dominic Cummings wields more power than most ministers in the British government - so why is he leaving?
# Power Struggle
# Power Struggle

Dominic Cummings wields more power than most ministers in the British government - so why is he leaving?

Updated Nov 13th 2020, 5:25 PM 49,286 Views 44 Comments

A power struggle in Downing Street means that Boris Johnson’s top advisor is now set to leave his job.

Dominic Cummings ‘set to leave Downing Street by Christmas’
# Power Struggle
# Power Struggle

Dominic Cummings ‘set to leave Downing Street by Christmas’

Nov 13th 2020, 7:15 AM 28,004 Views 28 Comments

Cummings and Lee Cain are close political allies, having worked together since the Brexit campaign.

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

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

Jun 30th 2020, 4:43 PM 16,142 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

May 29th 2020, 8:00 PM 39,864 Views 51 Comments

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

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

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

May 28th 2020, 1:55 PM 14,379 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

Updated May 27th 2020, 8:44 PM 59,687 Views 72 Comments

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
# Controversy
# Controversy

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

May 27th 2020, 6:51 AM 12,302 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Updated May 26th 2020, 7:00 PM 67,331 Views 114 Comments

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

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

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

May 25th 2020, 7:59 PM 18,529 Views 41 Comments

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
# Durham Trips
# Durham Trips

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

Updated May 25th 2020, 4:52 PM 61,537 Views 113 Comments

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
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

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

May 25th 2020, 7:42 AM 35,341 Views 61 Comments

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

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

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

Updated May 24th 2020, 8:00 PM 39,145 Views 68 Comments

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
# Dominic Cummings
# Dominic Cummings

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

May 24th 2020, 7:25 PM 45,702 Views 54 Comments

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
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

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

Updated May 24th 2020, 12:58 PM 54,117 Views 55 Comments

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

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

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

Updated May 23rd 2020, 6:12 PM 58,937 Views 67 Comments

Downing Street has issued a statement this morning defending Cummings.

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

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

May 22nd 2020, 10:04 PM 55,348 Views 54 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 30th 2020, 10:48 AM 55,450 Views 67 Comments

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

Top UK civil servant resigns and accuses Priti Patel of 'vicious' campaign against him
# Sir Philip Rutnam
# Sir Philip Rutnam

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

Feb 29th 2020, 1:15 PM 36,869 Views 33 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 17th 2020, 11:08 AM 45,658 Views 64 Comments

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

Dominic Cummings calls for ‘weirdos and misfits' to apply for Downing Street jobs
# Number 10
# Number 10

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

Jan 2nd 2020, 10:43 PM 23,238 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Dec 21st 2019, 7:36 PM 49,386 Views 82 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 9th 2019, 7:47 AM 55,902 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 27th 2019, 7:41 AM 53,657 Views 68 Comments

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

The Explainer: Who is Dominic Cummings?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Who is Dominic Cummings?

Sep 6th 2019, 8:00 PM 23,090 Views 15 Comments

In this week’s episode of The Explainer,

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

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

Sep 5th 2019, 10:06 PM 26,884 Views 32 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 3rd 2019, 6:30 AM 35,763 Views 12 Comments

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