Dominic Cummings released his much anticipated statement explaining the circumstances which drove him to commit to a breach on lockdown measures, many individuals were more than disappointed in how he behaved however, Mr Cummings justified his actions stating that they were done reasonably and legally.
In his much anticipated statement to the public regarding the allegations concerning his breach of lockdown measures, Chief Aide Dominic Cummings clarified his reasons for the multiple trips he took during the most critical time during lockdown.
Prior to the explanation Mr Cummings clarified that his statement was not to be mistaken for a governmental address, that he is speaking on behalf of himself and his family, outside of parliamentary ties.
Mr Cummings confirmed that his wife was indeed experiencing some form of illness, that presented itself as coronavirus symptoms and thus prompting their decisions to make the trip to his parents residence to ensure that their so does not contract whatever it was that his wife was experiencing at the time.
Mr Cummings also clarified the rumours about him having returned to Durham “all these stories are false there is a particular report that I returned there on the 19th of April, photo’s that are dated on my phone proves this to be false and local CCTV if it exists will also prove that I’m telling the truth that I was in London on that day and not in Durham”.
Mr Cummings behaved in a manner which many would deem as irresponsible by virtue of him having broken the legislation, however he does believe that his actions were provoked by the circumstances that he was dealing with at the time, whether the public chooses to believe that he acted reasonably or legally will be determined as the days go on.