Oh dear. For some time there have been reports of tension between Downing Street and the Civil Service. Now it seems that the latest row over Dominic Cummings has brought things to a head. After Boris Johnson used today’s press conference to provide a full throttled defence of his aide amid allegations that he had breached lockdown guidelines, it appears to have all got a bit too much for one civil servant.
Minutes after the press conference came to an end, this tweet was emitted from the official UK Civil Service account:
It ought to come as no surprise that it has since been deleted…
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