Dominic Cummings: I stopped Boris Johnson going to see the Queen at beginning of Covid pandemic

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Dominic Cummings has claimed he had to stop Boris Johnson from going to see the Queen in person at the beginning of the Covid pandemic, when staff in Number 10 were already falling ill and the Prime Minister had already instructed the public to avoid all unnecessary contact, especially with the elderly.

The comments were made as pressure was building for Mr Johnson to plunge the UK into the second national lockdown last Autumn.

Downing Street denied that this incident took place and Buckingham Palace declined to comment.

A Number 10 spokesman told the BBC: “Since the start of the pandemic, the Prime Minister has taken the necessary action to protect lives and livelihoods, guided by the best scientific advice.”

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