England's deputy chief medical officer rightly said: the care of a father for a young child and a sick wife should need no defence.
In any case, Cummings’ defence of "reasonable excuse" reflects the regulation: stay at home unless you have a reasonable excuse.
The problem is that wasn't how it was sold to us by our politicians in their daily rants on the BBC's coronavirus extravaganza.
Ian Blackford drove 600 miles from London to Skye to "self isolate" himself - what exactly is the difference - apart from no vulnerable child being involved.
Meanwhile, the chronic ineptitude of Sturgeon and Freeman has wiped out the population of Scotland's care homes - but no one seems to care except those immediately affected. As a nation of self avowed "carers" - we seem to be blinded by our own double standards?
Very sensible and well thought out actions taken by this No 10 aid.
resignation implies he chose so to do .he should be fired,very publicly, by the pm
Didn't Prince Charles travel up to Balmoral,
his holiday home, during lockdown?