Boris Johnson gags medical experts to stop them discussing Dominic Cummings

  • Published on:  5/28/2020
  • Boris Johnson has gagged his medical experts to prevent them revealing whether they believe Dominic Cummings’ lockdown-breach has damaged the fight against coronavirus.

    Chris Whitty and Patrick Vallance – in their first appearance since the controversy broke – were expected to give their opinions on the likely damage to the public health guidelines.

    But the prime minister stopped them answering questions, claiming: “It is very important that our advisers are protected from being dragged into political controversy.”

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