Dominic Cummings calls for his No10 successor Dan Rosenfield to be SACKED for attending the premiere of the new James Bond film No Time To Die in the midst of a national fuel crisis
Boris Johnson’s ex-adviser Dominic Cummings demanded his successor be fired today for attending the premiere of the new James Bond film while the nation struggles to escape a fuel crisis.
Dan Rosenfield, who replaced the fired Mr Cummings in Downing Street last year, was at the Royal Albert Hall last night for the world’s first viewing of No Time To Die.
The website Politico named him among those ‘spotted’ by un-named sources at the event – alongside Mr Johnson’s wife Carrie, Home Secretary Priti Patel and Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries.
Writing on Twitter today Mr Cummings said: ‘IF true ”chief of staff” was at Bond, as NHS staff queuing for petrol, he should be fired instantly.’
But a No 10 source defended his decision to attend, saying: ‘James Bond is a great British success story and it’s important to support our cultural sector and recognise its valuable contribution to society and the economy.’
Dan Rosenfield, who replaced the fired Mr Cummings in Downing Street last year, was at the Royal Albert Hall last night for the UK unveiling of No Time To Die, according to Politico
Writing on Twitter today Mr Cummings said: ‘IF true ‘chief of staff’ was at Bond, as NHS staff queuing for petrol, he should be fired instantly.’
Daniel Craig at the world premiere of his last Bond film in the title role.
The Duchess of Cambridge also dazzled at the event in central London
The PM recruited Mr Rosenfield for the key job at in the wake of the extraordinary row that saw Mr Cummings and his right-hand man Lee Cain depart Downing Street last November.
He started in the New Year, as Mr Johnson looked to ‘reset’ his premiership, with former colleagues describing the Manchester United fan as a ‘bright, tough and politically savvy’ economic expert from outside the Westminster bubble.
The father-of-three married to Jessica, the daughter of Daily Mail City Editor Alex Brummer, returned to Whitehall from Hakluyt, a strategic advisory firm for businesses and investors, where he had worked since 2016.
He is also chairman of World Jewish Relief, the British Jewish community’s humanitarian agency.
Previously he was a director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch for four years after leaving his last government job in 2011.
Before that Mr Rosenfield was an official in the UK Treasury for over a decade, including four years as principal private secretary to Alistair Darling and George Osborne from 2007 to 2011.
In that time he was involved in setting the budget for London 2012 after the city’s Olympic bid win in 2005.
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