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Dominic Cummings: Government minister resigns over aide's alleged breach of lockdown

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Dominic Cummings: Government minister resigns over aide's alleged breach of lockdown

Dominic Cummings: Government minister resigns over aide's alleged breach of lockdown

Douglas Ross has resigned from the Government over Dominic Cummings’ alleged breach of lockdown rules.

Mr Ross was the parliamentary under-secretary of state for Scotland.

It is the first resignation over Mr Cummings' trip to County Durham during the coronavirus lockdown.

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