11 Nov 2020

Boris Johnson faces criticism from Tory MPs over plans to appoint No 10 chief of staff

Political Editor

Could Boris Johnson finally be about to promote Lee Cain, an ally of Dominic Cummings, to a powerful new chief of staff role in Downing Street?

Some Tory MPs are worried about a power grab by Vote Leave campaign veterans. And they seem to have an ally in the prime minister’s fiancé, Carrie Symonds, who is said to oppose the move.