Dominic Cummings

Cummings ‘let off’ 20 years of back taxes on Durham home
Dominic Cummings arrives at 10 Downing Street.
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Cummings ‘let off’ 20 years of back taxes on Durham home

Government agency rules that PM’s adviser doesn’t have to pay out because property was built without planning permission
15 Oct 2020
Who are the runners and riders for Johnson’s chief of staff
Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings leave Downing Street
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Who are the runners and riders for Johnson’s chief of staff

PM’s search for senior aide could reduce the role of his controversial adviser Dominic Cummings
12 Oct 2020
Priti Patel in leak showdown with Foreign Office
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Priti Patel in leak showdown with Foreign Office

Home secretary’s asylum seeker plans leaked to discredit her, allies claim
2 Oct 2020
What are Cummings’ plans to reform the civil service?
Dominic Cummings
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What are Cummings’ plans to reform the civil service?

War on Whitehall begins as PM’s closest adviser moves his team into Cabinet Office
2 Sep 2020
‘Free-thinking’ Johnson ally set to head the civil service
Whitehall
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‘Free-thinking’ Johnson ally set to head the civil service

Ex-assistant to Prince William lined up to replace Mark Sedwill as cabinet secretary
1 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: the US’s ‘second most dysfunctional family’
Kellyanne Conway
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Instant Opinion: the US’s ‘second most dysfunctional family’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 25 August
25 Aug 2020
Firm with links to Gove and Cummings handed A-level contract
Michael Gove
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Firm with links to Gove and Cummings handed A-level contract

Public First given exam grading communications role without competitive tender
20 Aug 2020
Quiz of The Week: 1 - 7 August
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Quiz of The Week: 1 - 7 August

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
7 Aug 2020
Cummings under pressure to explain second Durham trip
Dominic Cummings
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Cummings under pressure to explain second Durham trip

Downing Street facing calls to produce evidence senior aide did not make a second lockdown journey
7 Aug 2020
Should Boris Johnson ‘cull the cabinet’ to end rivalries?
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Should Boris Johnson ‘cull the cabinet’ to end rivalries?

Outgoing top civil servant backs Dominic Cummings’ calls for smaller government
28 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Putin ‘wants Scottish independence’
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Instant Opinion: Putin ‘wants Scottish independence’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 22 July
22 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Labour can’t win by ‘pandering to right’
Keir Starmer
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Instant Opinion: Labour can’t win by ‘pandering to right’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 16 July
16 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Brexit has left Britain ‘friendless’
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: Brexit has left Britain ‘friendless’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 15 July
15 Jul 2020
Why is the government paying Vote Leave’s AI firm £3m?
Dominic Cummings
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Why is the government paying Vote Leave’s AI firm £3m?

Artificial intelligence operation Faculty Private has also received payments from company owned by Dominic Cummings
13 Jul 2020
Civil servants get ‘guide to thinking’ of Dominic Cummings
Dominic Cummings
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Civil servants get ‘guide to thinking’ of Dominic Cummings

Civil servants instructed to read 20-page synopsis of the No. 10 advisor’s blog posts
10 Jul 2020
Dominic Cummings to tour MoD sites for security overhaul
Dominic Cummings
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Dominic Cummings to tour MoD sites for security overhaul

PM’s most senior aide to play central role in review of UK’s foreign policy, defence and security
9 Jul 2020
Met police urged to investigate Cummings’s Durham trip
Dominic Cummings
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Met police urged to investigate Cummings’s Durham trip

Former chief prosecutor fears ‘prosecutors have not received all relevant information’ about the No. 10 adviser’s journey
6 Jul 2020
Cummings gets £100m to save planet by ‘sucking’ CO2 from air
Dominic Cummings
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Cummings gets £100m to save planet by ‘sucking’ CO2 from air

Treasury is funding the No. 10 advisor’s experimental scheme despite ‘scepticism’ in Whitehall
3 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: is Trump’s re-election campaign ‘toast’?
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Instant Opinion: is Trump’s re-election campaign ‘toast’?

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 1 July
1 Jul 2020
What are the books Dominic Cummings told aides to read?
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What are the books Dominic Cummings told aides to read?

PM’s most senior aide planning bootcamp to teach advisers ‘how to predict the future’
1 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘the global Covid-19 crisis isn’t over’
Kenya coronavirus
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Instant Opinion: ‘the global Covid-19 crisis isn’t over’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 30 June
30 Jun 2020
Mark Sedwill promised shot at Nato top job
Mark Sedwill
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Mark Sedwill promised shot at Nato top job

Pledge to outgoing cabinet secretary ‘could be sacrificed’ by Downing Street
30 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Labour ‘can’t just give up fight’ on Brexit
Keir Starmer
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Instant Opinion: Labour ‘can’t just give up fight’ on Brexit

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 29 June
29 Jun 2020
Who is Mark Sedwill and why is the civil servant resigning?
Mark Sedwill
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Who is Mark Sedwill and why is the civil servant resigning?

Departure of career diplomat seen as victory for PM’s chief aide Dominic Cummings
29 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Long-Bailey shows ‘weakness of Corbynites’
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Instant Opinion: Long-Bailey shows ‘weakness of Corbynites’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 26 June
26 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Tories won’t ‘take the knee’ for BLM
Dominic Raab outside 10 Downing Street
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Instant Opinion: Tories won’t ‘take the knee’ for BLM

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 19 June
19 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Starmer must complete ‘purge of Corbynism’
Keir Starmer
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Instant Opinion: Starmer must complete ‘purge of Corbynism’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 16 June
16 Jun 2020
NHS doctor resigns over Dominic Cummings coronavirus scandal
Dominic Cummings
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NHS doctor resigns over Dominic Cummings coronavirus scandal

Dr Dominic Pimenta claims Downing Street’s response to adviser’s lockdown breach could lead to second wave of Covid-19
5 Jun 2020
Dominic Cummings named in sex discrimination case
Dominic Cummings
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Dominic Cummings named in sex discrimination case

PM’s most senior aide could be personally liable for any damages awarded at employment tribunal
2 Jun 2020
Tory polling stabilises as Labour whip resigns
Dominic Cummings
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Tory polling stabilises as Labour whip resigns

Conservatives have ten-point lead over opposition party but support for Boris Johnson is falling
1 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson ‘sacrificed too much’ for Cummings
Dominic Cummings and Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: Johnson ‘sacrificed too much’ for Cummings

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 29 May
29 May 2020
Reaction: Cummings to keep job despite police investigation
Dominic Cummings leaves his home in north London
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Reaction: Cummings to keep job despite police investigation

The PM’s aide seems now to have ‘ridden the storm’ say commentators
29 May 2020
Quiz of The Week: 23 - 29 May
Dominic Cummings
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Quiz of The Week: 23 - 29 May

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
29 May 2020
Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson is a ‘blundering schoolboy’
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson is a ‘blundering schoolboy’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 28 May
28 May 2020
Reaction: Tory MPs defy PM’s call to ‘move on’ from aide row
Dominic Cummings
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Reaction: Tory MPs defy PM’s call to ‘move on’ from aide row

Conservatives breaking ranks to demand sacking of the PM’s right-hand man
28 May 2020
Johnson’s ratings plummet as Tories turn on Dominic Cummings
Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings leave Downing Street
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Johnson’s ratings plummet as Tories turn on Dominic Cummings

PM’s approval rating drops by 20 points in just four days
27 May 2020
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