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Hoare asks why Cummings is so pivotal to moving the country forward from coronavirus. Is it on your radar than people are very annoyed?
Johnson says he understands people’s feelings about the pain of the lockdown.
You have a choice between Dominic Cummings and putting the national interest first, which will it be prime minister, Cooper asks.
Johnson says we should lay aside “party political point-scoring” and stress the vital messages.