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Election 2019

11th Nov 2019

Is Dominic Cummings’ Russia link a danger to Britain?

Oli Dugmore

Is Dominic Cummings a threat to Britain?

Emily Thornberry is the shadow foreign secretary and labour candidate for Islington south.

Just before parliament dissolved ahead of the general election, she began probing the government about a report, from the intelligence and security committee, into Russian interference in British politics.

Once the gates of the palace of Westminster closed, the report couldn’t be published. We met in her constituency for a cup of tea and a chat about Jeremy Corbyn, Dominic Cummings and Jacob Rees-Mogg.