“I used to be informed that Dom was the key PM. How unsuitable they’re. I sit up for telling choose cttee tomorrow – “oh fuck no, don’t fear about Dom, the actual individual in cost is Carrie.”
Bombshell WhatsApp messages from November 2020 which had been revealed earlier in the present day on the Covid Inquiry, present that Britain’s prime civil servant claimed that Boris Johnson’s spouse, Carrie, was actually working the nation on the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Simon Case made the comment in WhatsApp exchanges with former No.10 spin physician Lee Cain and Dominic Cummings, who was Johnson’s chief adviser.
The inquiry has already heard earlier this week how Cupboard turmoil was a key motive for the UK’s ‘dismal’ response to Covid, with former cupboard secretary Gus O’Donnell additionally telling the inquiry the breaching of Covid guidelines by these in energy “destroyed the [public’s] belief”.
Now Case, who continues to be Cupboard Secretary, stated the federal government appeared like “a horrible, tragic joke” because it tried to take care of the pandemic.
Case posted in a WhatsApp group comprising of himself, former No.10 spin physician Lee Cain and Dominic Cummings, who was Johnson’s chief adviser, and stated: “Am unsure I can deal with in the present day. Would possibly simply go dwelling. Matt [Hancock] simply known as, having spoken to PM.
“In keeping with Matt (so intention off, obvs) PM has requested Matt to work up regional circuit breakers for the North (as per Northern Eire) in the present day – and to carry suggestions. I’m going to scream.”
Cain replied: “Sigh. wtf are we speaking about.”
Case then stated: “No matter Carrie cares about I assume.”
In a later message, Case added: “I used to be informed that Dom was the key PM. How unsuitable they’re. I sit up for telling choose cttee tomorrow – “oh fuck no, don’t fear about Dom, the actual individual in cost is Carrie.”
Cummings replied to the message with a laughter eomji and the phrases “so true”.
Basit Mahmood is editor of Left Foot Ahead