Six opposition leaders have joined forces in their call for Cummings to go

The leaders of six UK political parties have written to the Prime Minister demanding he sack his top adviser.

Boris Johnson has backed Dominic Cummings after it emerged he had driven 260 miles to his parents’ home in Durham during lockdown and then took a 60 mile round trip to Barnham Castle to ‘test his eyesight’.

The SNP, Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru, Social Democratic and Labour Party, the Green Party and the Alliance Party have all joined forces in calling for the PM’s right-hand-man to be removed from his post ‘without delay’.

More to follow.

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