COVID-19: Ex-civil service head says ‘lessons need to be learned’

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    Lord Kerslake, who headed the civil service for three years, says lessons need to be taken from Dominic Cummings’ testimony.

    Boris Johnson’s former senior adviser was highly critical of the civil service over its handling of the pandemic when he gave evidence to MPs last week.

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