UK PM’s controversial top aide ‘to quit later this year’

LONDON (AFP) – Dominic Cummings, the controversial mastermind of the 2016 campaign for Britain to leave the European Union (EU), will quit as Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s top aide once Brexit is completed later this year, reports said yesterday.

Johnson’s chief advisor, a divisive figure who carved out a uniquely powerful role in government, told the BBC on Thursday recent speculation that he was threatening to resign were “invented”.

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