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.”
Read the full story: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/boris-johnson-dominic-cummings-chris-whitty-patrick-vallance-press-conference-speech-a9537671.html
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