Transportation Secretary Grant Shapps has actually informed Sky News claims Boris Johnson’s leading advisor broke the lockdown twice are “not true”.
The prime minister’s right-hand guy had actually currently confessed that he drove 260 miles from London to Durham with his better half and young kid in late March to self-isolate at a family property regardless of stringent constraints versus long-distance journeys.
Now, the Sunday Mirror and The Observer claim he made a second journey to Durham and was seen there on 19 April – 5 days after being photographed in Downing Street on his go back to Westminster.
Inquired about the fresh claims, Mr Shapps informed Sophy Ridge on Sunday: “I definitely understand that the first one you discuss, of taking a trip back up (to Durham), I understand that is not true.
” I hesitate I do not understand (about Barnard Castle) however if that date was true that would have been outside the 14- day duration. I’m scared I do not have the details on that.
“But I do know it is not the case that he has travelled backwards and forwards, which seemed to be a major part of the stories I saw in the paper today.”
In the most recent claims, Mr Cummings was apparently found by a member of public in Houghall Woods near his moms and dads’ Durham home on 19 April.
And a week previously, the documents declare he was seen in Barnard Castle, 30 miles far from the city, throughout the duration he was thought to be self-isolating.
No photographic proof has actually been released, and the reports are based upon the statements of 2 eyewitness.
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