Government minister resigns over Dominic Cummings’ lockdown trip | Politics

A government minister has resigned over Dominic Cummings’ decision to drive across England with his sick wife during the lockdown, saying many people did not share the adviser’s interpretation that he had stuck to the rules. Douglas Ross, the MP for Moray, stepped down as a Scotland Office minister, saying he accepted Cummings felt he … Read more

UK coronavirus live: Dominic Cummings under pressure after refusal to apologise | World news

7.30am BST07:30 Cummings continues to be under pressure over refusal to apologise for 264-mile lockdown trip Simon Murphy Good morning, readers. Welcome to the Guardian’s UK coronavirus live blog. Dominic Cummings, the prime minister’s most senior advisor, continues to be under fire over accusations he breached Covid-19 lockdown rules after refusing to apologise and saying … Read more