Dominic Cummings

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The Guardian view on civil service chiefs: be champions not courtiers | Editorial
Editorial: Better government does not merely require new political leadership. It needs a new approach at the top of Whitehall too


26, Jan, 2023 @6:58 PM

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Bad boys of Brexit: where are they now?
This is what became of prime movers Boris Johnson, Dominic Cummings, Nigel Farage, Arron Banks and Andy Wigmore

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

30, Dec, 2022 @12:30 PM

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Five key moments from Matt Hancock’s pandemic memoir
In published extracts former health secretary says he broke Covid rules because he ‘fell in love’

Tobi Thomas

03, Dec, 2022 @2:38 PM

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Austerity, Brexit and 44 days in purgatory: the key stages of Tory rule
Politics professor Tim Bale tracks five main phases in 12 years of Conservative government

Tim Bale

22, Oct, 2022 @7:40 PM

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Minister says Dominic Cummings’ blog launch broke rules
Nicholas True takes 14 months to respond to notification of failure to seek permission for post-No 10 work

Henry Dyer

08, Sep, 2022 @4:37 PM

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Parties, Paterson and prorogation: lowlights of Boris Johnson’s tenure
After botched Covid policies, Brexit wrangling and a string of U-turns and scandals, his time is finally up

Esther Addley

02, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Truss and Sunak face Tory hustings after both say Covid lockdown went too far – as it happened
Latest updates: Tory leadership frontrunner reacts to Sunak comments, saying school closures went too far; pair meet Tory members in Norwich

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

25, Aug, 2022 @8:19 PM

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BBC says ‘in no way’ did government prompt it to censure Emily Maitlis
Broadcaster denies any pressure from No 10 to apologise for presenter’s criticism of Dominic Cummings

Jim Waterson Media editor

25, Aug, 2022 @6:41 PM

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Former aide likens Boris Johnson’s exit to storming of Capitol
Cleo Watson also says PM had to be ‘house-trained’ and that he compared her to an ‘ugly old lamp’

Ben Quinn

29, Jul, 2022 @9:52 AM

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Scandal after scandal: timeline of Tory sleaze under Boris Johnson
PM’s tenure has been characterised by disrepute, from lockdown breaches to serious sexual assaults

Josh Halliday

01, Jul, 2022 @1:04 PM

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Dominic Cummings attempts career reboot as political speaker
Ex-adviser to Boris Johnson holds forth about his hero Otto von Bismarck at Orwell Festival of Political Writing

Caroline Davies

23, Jun, 2022 @9:23 PM

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Music from ‘Abba party’ could be heard all over No 10, says Cummings
Boris Johnson’s former chief adviser accuses Sue Gray of not properly investigating gathering in the flat

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

31, May, 2022 @1:42 PM

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