There is growing unease in the Tory party but while it's directed at Dominic Cummings, the PM is safe

The grumbling about Cummings is not really about him – for Conservative MPs, too, he is a rhetorical device.

Downing Street is home to not one, but two versions of Dominic Cummings. The first is Boris Johnson’s chief strategic adviser, and probably the most recognisable Downing Street official since Alastair Campbell left his post. Cummings is influential on his prime minister but, like Campbell, he is one of several key advisers. The idea that Johnson is a mere cipher for his combative aide is a theory with a billion holes in it: one for every pound that the government will spend on the...
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