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More MPs call for Cummings to quit
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More MPs call for Cummings to quit

    Boris Johnson faces a growing revolt in his party over the behaviour of Dominic Cummings, his chief advisor. At least 37 Tory MPs have called for Mr Cummings to quit - including one minister who has resigned. As many as six cabinet ministers are thought to have privately told colleagues Mr Cummings should go. And eight members of Boris Johnson's cabinet have yet to publicly defend or express support for Mr Cummings. The PM's top aide is under pressure to resign after the Mirror revealed he, his wife and child had travelled 260 miles from his London home - while his wife had coronavirus symptoms - to stay in a house owned by his parents in Durham. The government claimed Mr Cummings and his family isolated for 14 days while relatives brought him supplies. But he ad...