Standoff between Downing Street comms chief and Westminster lobby

Downing Street's comms operation is under intense scrutiny amid calls for Lee Cain, the Prime Minister's director of comms, to be sacked in the aftermath of a damaging row with the Westminster lobby of parliamentary journalists.

by Jonathan Owen
(L-R) Boris Johnson’s chief advisor Dominic Cummings, and director of comms Lee Cain at the PM's press conference at last month’s NATO summit (Pic credit: Adrian Dennis/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
(L-R) Boris Johnson’s chief advisor Dominic Cummings, and director of comms Lee Cain at the PM's press conference at last month’s NATO summit (Pic credit: Adrian Dennis/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

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