Former CPS chief prosecutor urges Scotland Yard to ‘thoroughly’ investigate Dominic Cummings’ trip

Former CPS chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal urges Scotland Yard to ‘thoroughly’ investigate Dominic Cummings’ trip from London to Durham Lawyers for Afzal written to Met chief Cressida Dick, Jo Farrell and Max Hill QC He called for ‘thorough investigation’ into 264-mile journey made by Cummings Letters describe investigation by Durham Police as ‘short, narrow and limited’  By George … Read more Former CPS chief prosecutor urges Scotland Yard to ‘thoroughly’ investigate Dominic Cummings’ trip

Dominic Cummings authorises £100m to suck CO2 out of the sky

Scheme backed by Dominic Cummings to ‘suck’ excess carbon dioxide from the air and bury it underground gets £100m from the Treasury Dominic Cummings wants the to spend £100m in direct air capture  technology The technology uses chemical filters to capture carbon dioxide from the air The resulting solution is then pumped underground where it … Read more Dominic Cummings authorises £100m to suck CO2 out of the sky

Boris Johnson pledges to bring world’s ‘top digital and tech talent’ to the UK

Boris Johnson pledges to bring the world’s ‘top digital and tech talent’ to the UK to transform public services in drive spearheaded by Dominic Cummings Downing Street is to launch a flagship ‘innovation fellowship programme’ Technology experts will be parachuted in to government department positions Idea is brainchild of Dominic Cummings, who called for ‘misfits … Read more Boris Johnson pledges to bring world’s ‘top digital and tech talent’ to the UK

Boris Johnson dodges questions over whether Mark Sedwill was forced out

Boris Johnson praises ‘incredible service’ of Sir Mark Sedwill as he dodges questions over whether he was forced out in power struggle with Dominic Cummings – amid claims PM is hunting for a Brexiteer to run civil service Boris Johnson has praised Mark Sedwill amid claimed he was forced out of job Sir Mark is … Read more Boris Johnson dodges questions over whether Mark Sedwill was forced out

Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator David Frost to take over as National Security Adviser

Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator David Frost will take over as national security adviser from September, Boris Johnson confirmed today. Sir Mark Sedwill, who currently acts as NSA and Cabinet Secretary, announced he will step down from both roles later this year after more than 30 years in Government service. His exit follows reports of tensions … Read more Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator David Frost to take over as National Security Adviser

Dominic Cummings ‘vows fundamental change to civil service’

Dominic Cummings has vowed to take an axe to the civil service after coronavirus exposed flaws in the government machine, it was claimed today. The PM’s most senior aide is said to have told colleagues the Cabinet Office will be stripped of powers after being found wanting during the crisis, swiping: ‘A hard rain is … Read more Dominic Cummings ‘vows fundamental change to civil service’

Nurse who didn’t back Cummings axed from coronavirus broadcast

Chief nurse Ruth May ‘dropped from coronavirus press conference after refusing to back Boris Johnson’s aide Dominic Cummings over alleged lockdown breaches on Durham trip’ May asked her views and blocked from appearing after declining to support aide Cummings admitted driving 260 miles from London to Durham in March But he has so far refused to … Read more Nurse who didn’t back Cummings axed from coronavirus broadcast

Amazing 360-degree interactive tour of Barnard Castle brings the delights of the town into focus

The allure of Barnard Castle was recently brought into sharp focus by the Prime Minister’s chief advisor – Dominic Cummings. And now everyone can immerse themselves in the charm and history of the North East beauty spot, but without the hassle of eye-sight-test drives – thanks to a 360-degree ‘step inside’ interactive virtual tour experience. … Read more Amazing 360-degree interactive tour of Barnard Castle brings the delights of the town into focus

NHS frontline doctor QUITS because Dominic Cummings did not resign

NHS frontline doctor QUITS a week after he threatened to hand in his notice if Dominic Cummings did not resign over his 260mile lockdown trip to Durham Dr Dominic Pimenta said Dominic Cummings ‘spits in the face’ of the NHS  Junior doctor threatened to resign if the Downing Street aide remained in his job Dr … Read more NHS frontline doctor QUITS because Dominic Cummings did not resign

ANDREW PIERCE: Boris Johnson is every inch a hero to David Cameron’s rich pal

ANDREW PIERCE: Boris Johnson is every inch a hero to David Cameron’s rich pal By Andrew Pierce for the Daily Mail Published: 01:47 BST, 1 June 2020 | Updated: 02:06 BST, 1 June 2020 After refusing to sack Dominic Cummings for allegedly breaking lockdown rules, Boris Johnson appears to have lost the support of a … Read more ANDREW PIERCE: Boris Johnson is every inch a hero to David Cameron’s rich pal