Dominic Cummings' trIp to Durham at the height of lockdown was the "tipping point" for the government losing trust over Covid, says Sir Keir Starmer.
By Justin Parkinson
By Alice Evans
The PM's senior adviser had been expected to stay till end of the year.
PM adviser Dominc Cummings has left Number 10 with immediate effect.
The former environment secretary says she was at the receiving end of the advisers' approach to the party.
Boris Johnson's top adviser, Dominic Cummings, is to leave Downing Street by the end of the year.
Mr Cummings refused to resign in the summer, after it was revealed that he drove from London to Durham during lockdown.
But he says his plan had always been to make himself "largely redundant" by the close of 2020.Copyright: BBC