Dominic Cummings pictured in April in London, just after he allegedly returned from the North East.
Boris Johnson’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings was investigated by the law enforcement for flouting the government’s individual lockdown principles, it was unveiled tonight.
The Downing Street aide was probed immediately after witnesses spotted him at his parents home in Durham in late March, according to the Mirror.
Mr Cummings reportedly travelled 250 miles to the North East from London following guidelines arrived into pressure banning such visits.
He was pictured jogging out of Amount 10 on March 27, the working day following the continue to be at residence rule was declared.
But a several times later, he was allegedly seen by locals in Durham – despite the PM’s spokesperson insisting at the time he was recovering from coronavirus at household.
Durham Constabulary did not confirm an identification, but said they had spoken to an personal who experienced travelled from London just after staying tipped off on March 31.
A spokesman for the drive explained to the paper: ‘Officers produced speak to with the homeowners of that address who verified that the particular person in issue was present and was self-isolating in aspect of the household.’
No motion was taken, but Mr Cummings was reportedly reminded of the government’s travel suggestions.
On April 5, the maverick 48-year-previous Brexiteer was seemingly noticed by a ‘shocked’ neigbour in Mr Cummings’ parents’ back garden, in which he was blasting out Dancing Queen by Abba.
On April 23, the aide was pictured back again in the funds arriving at the back of Westminster.
Downing Avenue tonight declined to remark.