FILE PHOTO: Dominic Cummings, special adviser to Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain October 17, 2019.  REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File PhotoReuters

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s most senior consultant is under pressure to resign after it emerged that he interrupted coronavirus lockdown to visit his parents. The consultant, Dominic Cummings, reportedly drove himself and members of their families 260 miles from London to his hometown, Durham. At the time, he and his wife were displaying symptoms of the virus. When Cummings built the expedition, official government admonition was that no one should make any non-essential travels. On Saturday morning, Johnson backed Cummings and “says hes” behaved “reasonably” in driving to Durham. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s most senior political adviser is under developing pressure to quit after it was reported that he smashed coronavirus lockdown rules and was subsequently be examined by police.

Dominic Cummings drove 260 miles from London to his hometown, Durham, in late March to visit his parents, according to a seam report by The Guardian and Daily Mirror newspapers, published Friday night.See the rest of the narrative at Business Insider

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