NEALE HANVEY MP has backed a parliamentary motion condemning the behaviour of the Prime Minister’s chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, for breaking the lockdown rules.

The Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath MP has also written to concerned constituents setting out his position that Cummings should resign, following a flood of constituent enquiries over the weekend.

This comes as it emerged that Cummings had travelled more than 250 miles from his London home to his parents’ property in Durham in the early days of lockdown.

Mr Hanvey said: “The vast majority of people have taken lockdown seriously and made huge sacrifices to try and limit the devastating impact of this virus.

“Some have heartbreakingly accepted that they cannot be there in their loved-one’s final hours and have understood the need to limit numbers at funerals.

“Personally, I’ve not been able to visit my elderly father, while some of my staff are shielding and haven’t left home for 10 weeks.

“For the Prime Minister’s fixer to have broken lockdown is appalling, and for the Prime Minister to come out and defend him is staggering.

“It’s clearly one rule for us and another for the Tory Westminster elite.

“It’s time for Dominic Cummings to do the right thing and resign.”