‘Move on’, Britain says to outrage over PM adviser Cummings
The British government said on Wednesday that it was time to move on after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s senior adviser provoked outrage and …
LONDON: The British government said on Wednesday (May 27) that it was time to move on after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s senior adviser provoked outrage and widespread scorn by making a 400km road trip during the coronavirus lockdown.
Dominic Cummings has refused to quit after it was revealed that he had driven from London to northern England in March with his 4-year-old son and his wife, who was sick at the time, to be close to relatives. Johnson has backed his adviser.
“Now I think is the time for us all to move on,” Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick told the BBC.
Jenrick said there would be no official review of fines imposed on ordinary people who had travelled with their family during the lockdown.
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