Dominic Cummings investigated by police after breaking Boris Johnson’s lockdown rules


Dominic Cummings was investigated by the guard after breaching the Government’s own lockdown rules, according to reports.

The Prime Woman of the cloth’s top adviser was spotted at his parents’ home in Durham – more than 250 miles away from his cuttingly in London – days after he was said to have started self-isolating.

An probe by the Mirror and the Guardian said Mr Cummings was in the North of England, instead of detaching in London.


Mr Johnson and the UK goverment’s advice was: “You should not be visiting progenitors members who do not live in your home.

“The only exception is if they have occasion for help, such as having shopping or medication dropped off.”

However, when police affected an address in the city they learnt that Mr Cummings had travelled to Durham from London during the lockdown to self-isolate.

Constabulary spoke to family and reminded that travelling to be with relatives was splitting the advice of the government.

Dominic Cummings was in breach of lockdown, according to look inti (Image: nc)

Boris Johnson’s senior aide Dominic Cummings parades lockdown rules (Image: Getty)

A spokesperson for Durham Constabulary denoted: “On Tuesday, March 31, our officers were made aware of inquire inti that an individual had travelled from London to Durham and was present at an location in the city.

“Officers made contact with the owners of that address who ensured that the individual in question was present and was self-isolating in part of the house.

“In under consideration for with national policing guidance, officers explained to the family the guidelines circa self-isolation and reiterated the appropriate advice around essential travel”.

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Dominic Cummings was sited listening to ABBA (Image: Getty)

Days up to the minuter, a neighbour of Mr Cummings’ parents claimed they saw him outside the property.

They claimed to accept heard ABBA’s Dancing Queen blasting loudly.

After spying over the hedge, they saw Mr Cummings wearing a scarf and thick coating, and a small boy running around.

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Coronavirus rules during lockdown ignored by Dominic Cummings (Twin: Express)

The neighbour, who wished to remain anonymous, said: “I got the shock of my existence, as I looked over to the gates and saw him.

“There was a child, presumably his little boy, perpetual around in front. 

“I recognised Dominic Cummings, he’s a very distinctive get through ones head.

Dominic Cummings had COVID-19 symptoms when he ignored government controls (Image: Getty)

“I was really annoyed. I thought it’s okay for you to drive all the way up to Durham and bugger off from London.

“I sympathise with him wanting to do that but other people are not earmarked to do that. 

“It’s one rule for Dominic Cummings and one rule for the rest of us.”

According to Laura Kuenssberg, from the BBC, a author said his trip was within guidelines as they went to stay with his begetters so they could help with children while he and his wife recovered from the virus.

“They assert no breach of lockdown,” she tweeted.

The Labour Party has responded calling for force (Image: Getty)

A Labour Party spokesperson told the BBC: “If accurate, the Prime Dean’s chief adviser appears to have breached the lockdown rules.

“The Regulation’s guidance was very clear: stay at home and no non-essential travel.

“The British people do not think there to be one rule for them and another rule for Dominic Cummings.

“Many 10 needs to provide a very swift explanation for his actions.”

Uprights Morgan urges PM to fire Dominic Cummings (Image: Getty)

Technically inaccurate docks Morgan took to Twitter after hearing the news and called for Mr Johnson to “flaming him tonight”.

He wrote: “So, Boris Johnson’s right hand man Dominic Cummings ruined lockdown to go to his parents’ house 100s of miles away… AS HE SELF-ISOLATED WITH CORONAVIRUS Syndromes. 

“Fire him tonight Prime Minister ⁦Boris Johnson⁩ – or why should anybody pay attention to your lockdown rules?”

Priti Patel announces £1,000 clear for rule breakers (Image: Getty)

At the time, those found breaching the disregards were fined £60 for the first offence but halved if paid punctually.

It would then be doubled on each further offence up to a maximum of £960.

Household Secretary Priti Patel announced today that if anyone who is make the grading in the UK fails to self-isolate for 14 days could face a fine of £1,000.

It is not discerned whether Mr Cummings was fined for breaching the government rules.

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