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Day: November 14, 2020

Cummings-PM ties ‘fell off cliff’
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Cummings-PM ties ‘fell off cliff’

    Dominic Cummings left Downing Street after his relationship with the prime minister fell off a cliff, a former cabinet minister has said. Cummings left his role on Friday after a power struggle that has rocked the administration. The former Brexit secretary David Davis said Cummings relationship with the prime minister fell off a cliff and his departure was a chance to reset the government. It came as a senior Tory backbencher who supported Cummings over his coronavirus lockdown breaches said he was wrong to do so. Conservative MP Crispin Blunt said he should not have supported him after his controversial trips to Durham and Barnard Castle at the height of England’s first lockdown were exposed by the Guardian and the Daily Mirror. Blunt said his lockdown journeys s...