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The prime minister’s chief aide Dominic Cummings is facing fresh allegations that he breached lockdown rules.
He and the government had said he acted “reasonably and legally” by driving from London to County Durham to while his wife had coronavirus symptoms.
No 10 said the story is “inaccurate”.
Ministers said Mr Cummings and his wife had chosen to self-isolate at a property adjacent to other family members in case they needed help with childcare.
Speaking to reporters outside his home in London on Saturday, he said he would