“UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given his full backing to his most senior adviser, Dominic Cummings, after he was accused of breaking lockdown rules.
“Mr Johnson said Mr Cummings acted “responsibly, legally and with integrity” and that he acted “with the overwhelming aim of stopping the spread of this virus”.
“What are the claims?
“We know the PM’s chief aide drove 260 miles from his London home to his parents’ estate in County Durham at the height of restrictions in March.
“But allegations in the Observer and Sunday Mirror said the former Vote Leave boss did not stay indoors while in Durham, and also, that he made another trip there after returning to London in April.”
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