Cummings' rule-breaking undermined government, says ex-Civil Service chief

Lord Sedwill says it was a ‘mistake’ for Boris Johnson’s chief aide to drive to Durham

The former head of the Civil Service has acknowledged that the UK government’s efforts to enforce coronavirus lockdown restrictions had been undermined by Dominic Cummings’ trip to Country Durham at the height of the first wave of the pandemic.

While Boris Johnson said his chief aide had acted “reasonably” when he drove to County Durham after his wife developed Covid symptoms, Lord Sedwill said it was a “mistake”.

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