Analysis: a year after the Guardian’s original story, much about Johnson’s adviser’s trip north remains unclear
When the Guardian and the Mirror revealed that Dominic Cummings had travelled to Durham and Barnard Castle during the first lockdown, our stories were dismissed by Downing Street as a “stream of false allegations by campaigning newspapers”.
Two days later, in the Downing Street rose garden, Cummings admitted they were true and prompted anger and ridicule by refusing to apologise and claiming he had travelled to Barnard Castle to test his eyesight. He only denied travelling to Durham a second time on 19 April and claimed he had phone evidence to prove it.
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