19 Nov 2020

Downing Street turmoil, Carrie Symonds' role questioned

From Nine To Noon, 9:52 am on 19 November 2020

UK correspondent Hugo Gye looks at the sacking of Dominic Cummings after an uprising from Conservative MPs and aides upset with his increasing influence.

The PM's finance Carrie Symonds is seen as a key figure in helping to force Cummings out, and she's increasingly seen as a political force in her own right.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (R) and his partner Carrie Symonds attend a Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph on Whitehall in central London.

Photo: AFP