The british prime minister, Boris Johnson, has come under pressure to sack his close adviser Dominic Cummings, because this has broken a new ban on travel during the coronapandemien. It writes media Daily Mail and The Guardian.
Cummings left last week in London and traveled to his parents in Durham in the north east of England, while he had symptoms of Covid-19.
the Opposition Labour party has subsequently asked if Cummings believes to be above the law, and has asked for an explanation. Lib dems says that the case can be a requirement that Cummings must withdraw from his post.
Police in Durham have confirmed that they received a tip that Cummings had come to the city from London 31. march. They were informed that he had gone into isolation in a part of the house where he stayed. Later Cummings seen in the vicinity of the house with a boy, which is assumed to be his son.
the Prime minister's office in Downing Street announced in late march that Cummings was in the selvisolation with symptoms of infection. Boris Johnson was also infected and ended up being hospitalized in an intensive care unit, where he according to his own admission, was close to dying.
- The british people do not expect to apply one rule for them and another for Dominic Cummings. The prime minister must come up with an explanation, says a spokesman for the Labour party.
"He must away, says an unnamed minister to the Daily Telegraph. He calls Cummings attitude of "arrogance".
Two other prominent persons, the Uk's chefepidemiolog Neil Ferguson, and which in Scotland, Catherine Calderwood, has already had to withdraw from their positions after having broken coronareglerne.
In a response to the criticism, says Boris Johnson's spokesman Saturday that Cummings acted in accordance with the applicable rules.
- Because his wife was infected with suspected coronavirus and he himself could be very uncomfortable, it was crucial for Dominic Cummings to bring his son up to family who could take care of him, says the spokesperson, adding:
- It is clear, if there are adults who can't take care of a small child, so it is exceptional circumstances.