The PM’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings has said “I don’t regret what I did” as he explained his actions during the coronavirus lockdown.
He said he did not to tell the prime minister when he decided to drive his family 260 miles during lockdown, when his wife developed Covid-19 symptoms.
He told reporters he believed he was acting “reasonably” and within the law.
He said he had not considered resigning over the issue – but should have made a statement on it earlier.
“I don’t think I am so different and that is one rule for me and one rule for other people,” he said in a statement in to reporters in the Downing Street garden.