Tory whips apologise for urging MPs to support Dominic Cummings

Ministers face anger from constituents after PM’s adviser makes 264-mile lockdown trip

Conservative party whips were forced to offer apologies to at least two ministers who were persuaded to tweet their support of Dominic Cummings on Saturday, an insider told the Guardian amid growing Tory frustration over attempts to save the career of the prime minister’s closest aide.

Tory MPs and local associations were bombarded with messages from angry constituents, members and police officers, with some emails of complaint containing upsetting details about relatives with terminal diseases left unseen in their dying days, and ill grandchildren who could not be embraced.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Tory whips apologise for urging MPs to support Dominic Cummings ———

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