Inside Politics: No 10 points finger at ‘bitter’ Dominic Cummings over leaks

Boris Johnson is said to believe his former right-hand man is behind the James Dyson text exchange leak, writes Adam Forrest

Friday 23 April 2021 08:10
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Dominic Cummings leaves his home in north London last November shortly before he quit his post as Boris Johnson’s top aide
Dominic Cummings leaves his home in north London last November shortly before he quit his post as Boris Johnson’s top aide
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orgive as the Lord forgave you. The Archbishop of Canterbury wants us to show more “forgiveness” to our politicians, amid the ongoing scandal over assorted forms of sleaze. “If you’re going to raise standards, you need to have … compassion and understanding,” said Justin Welby. Boris Johnson won’t easily forgive whoever shared his James Dyson texts. The PM believes his Brexit brother-in-arms Dominic Cummings is behind the leaks – a truly biblical betrayal. Johnson won’t easily forgive David Cameron either, the old school chum who started all this mess. Dogged Dave is back in the headlines, after the Bank of England released details of his incredibly persistent lobbying efforts.

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