Johnson faces questions over Cummings’ actions as poll ratings plummet



Boris Johnson will be questioned by senior MPs as he faces a growing Tory revolt and plummeting poll ratings over the Dominic Cummings row. The Prime Minister’s senior adviser drove from London to Durham to isolate with his family during the lockdown and says he subsequently took a trip to Barnard Castle to see if he was fit enough to drive before returning to the capital. Mr Johnson, who will be questioned by the Liaison Committee on Wednesday, has stood by his embattled aide. But one minister has quit in protest and dozens of Tory MPs have publicly called for Mr Cummings to leave his post. A YouGov survey for The Times showed the Conservative lead over Labour had been cut by nine points...

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