'A joke prime minister': Cummings slams Johnson over handling of Covid

by 24britishtvOct. 12, 2021, 2 p.m. 18
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Dominic Cummings accused Boris Johnson of being 'a joke prime minister' after a parliamentary report found the government's failure to contain Covid at the start of the pandemic was 'one of the most important public health failures' in the history of the UK. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub 'The government's system for dealing with crises is a disaster,' Johnson's former chief adviser said. 'Me and others put into place work to try to improve the system in 2020 after the first wave. Unfortunately the prime minister, being the joke that he is, hasn't pushed that work through ... we obviously need a new political system.' Covid response ‘one of UK’s worst ever public health failures’ ► https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/oct/12/covid-response-one-of-uks-worst-ever-public-health-failures Cabinet minister refuses to apologise after report on UK Covid response ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/oct/12/cabinet-minister-stephen-barclay-refuses-apologise-report-covid-response The Guardian publishes independent journalism, made possible by supporters. Contribute to The Guardian today ► https://bit.ly/3uhA7zg Website ► https://www.theguardian.com Facebook ►https://www.facebook.com/theguardian Twitter ► https://twitter.com/guardian Instagram ► https://instagram/guardian

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