Dominic Cummings

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Guardian wins award for Cummings Barnard Castle scoop
Reporter Matthew Weaver broke the story of the former No 10 aide’s lockdown-breaking dash to Durham

Jim Waterson Media editor

27, Oct, 2021 @5:38 PM

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Sunak cuts £2bn from R&D budget but will fund Cummings science agency
Chancellor announces £800m for Aria, a new body that will fund ‘high-risk, high-reward’ technologies

Jasper Jolly and Richard Partington

27, Oct, 2021 @4:26 PM

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UK Covid: over 50,000 cases reported for first time since July as Johnson rejects calls to move to ‘plan B’ – as it happened
Latest updates: infections in UK at highest level since July but prime minister says ‘we are within the parameters of what the predictions were’

Andrew Sparrow

21, Oct, 2021 @4:42 PM

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Javid’s GP rescue plan will fail to ‘turn the tide’, says former Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt – as it happened
Chair of Commons health committee joins Labour’s shadow health secretary in calling Sajid Javid’s plans inadequate

Andrew Sparrow

14, Oct, 2021 @3:49 PM

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Brexit: DUP says EU plans for NI protocol ‘long way short of being basis of sustainable solution’ – as it happened
DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson welcomes acknowledgement that ‘NI protocol has not worked’ but says new proposals still fall short

Andrew Sparrow

13, Oct, 2021 @5:36 PM

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Dominic Cummings says UK always intended to ditch NI protocol
Ex-adviser to PM says flawed Brexit deal was way to ‘whack Corbyn’ and ‘of course’ government can break it

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

13, Oct, 2021 @1:55 PM

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Cummings right about ‘false groupthink’, says Covid inquiry chair
Greg Clark, co-chair of Commons inquiry into pandemic, endorses some of former adviser’s comments about government failings

Peter Walker Political correspondent

11, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Dominic Cummings criticised for failure to seek approval over paid-for blog
Former officials must inform watchdog over new work after leaving government

Ben Quinn

15, Sep, 2021 @6:11 PM

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Hilary Mantel contrasts Dominic Cummings with Thomas Cromwell
Author adds Cromwell wouldn’t have gone on holiday during a crisis, in apparent shot at Dominic Raab

Aamna Mohdin

05, Sep, 2021 @12:57 PM

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Attempt to force release of Johnson’s messages on Covid in care homes fails
High court rules that government does not have to disclose potentially explosive WhatsApp texts

Robert Booth

26, Aug, 2021 @12:25 PM

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Rayner urges Tories to repay £580k of public funds spent on polling
Labour says rules broken over contract that examined attitudes towards Keir Starmer and Sadiq Khan

Heather Stewart Political editor

30, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Dominic Cummings pushed through award of £580k Covid deal to Vote Leave ally
Former No 10 adviser pressed civil service to urgently approve polling contract, saying he had ‘ordered it’ from PM

David Conn

29, Jul, 2021 @9:15 AM

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