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UK Transport secretary Grant Shapps appeared visibly flustered when answering journalists’ questions on government aid Dominic Cummings’ lockdown breach in March.
Pressure has been mounting for the prime minister’s top adviser to resign or be fired after reports he breached lockdown rules to travel to a family home while sick with Covid-19
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- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
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In This: Grant Shapps
Grant Shapps is a British politician who has served as Secretary of State for Transport since 2019. Shapps also has Cabinet responsibility for the Northern Powerhouse. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been the Member of Parliament for Welwyn Hatfield since the 2005 general election.