Mr Cummings is accused of breaking coronavirus lockdown guidelines by making a 250-mile journey to Durham along with his household, when his spouse had coronavirus signs.
Downing Street has defended Mr Cummings’ actions, insisting he “acted in line with guidelines” and that his journey was “essential” as a result of it associated to the welfare of his little one.
Boris Johnson’s chief advisor, who was not sick at that time, has additionally mentioned he did the “right” factor.
In a press release on Saturday, West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson mentioned “people will now say there is one rule for them and one rule for the Prime Minister’s political advisers”.
The former Labour MP has referred to as for Boris Johnson to sack Mr Cummings to “restore public confidence”.
“The police’s job of implementing the lockdown has been made a lot more durable after each the actions of Dominic Cummings travelling over 260 miles and the flexibility with which the Government now appear to interpret the steering,” he mentioned.
“People will now say there’s one rule for them and one rule for the Prime Minister’s political advisers.
“Across the nation, tens of millions of persons are making sacrifices, together with scores of police officers and employees who’ve separated from their households to guard their well being and the well being of the nation.
“It appears past perception that to justify the breach of steering they seem to now be questioning the honesty and credibility of Durham Police.
“The Prime Minster, Boris Johnson, ought to sack Dominic Cummings forthwith, to revive public confidence and a few credibility to his dealing with of this dreadful Covid-19 disaster.”
A snap ballot by YouGov discovered that 68 per cent of Brits suppose Mr Cummings broke coronavirus guidelines by taking his household to Durham, whereas 52 per cent suppose he ought to resign.
The survey of three,707 adults, carried out on Saturday, confirmed simply 28 per cent suppose he ought to keep on, with 20 per cent on the fence.
Meanwhile, the ballot revealed Conservative voters have been cut up over whether or not he ought to retain his place, with 41 per cent of those that responded saying he ought to give up whereas 43 per cent need him to stay as senior adviser to Boris Johnson.
Chris Curtis, political analysis supervisor at YouGov, mentioned: “These are clearly troubling numbers for the Government and Mr Cummings.
“The public already thought that the Government was too hasty in lifting components of lockdown and it’s possible they are going to be even much less impressed if key public figures are perceived to have damaged guidelines they suppose are usually not strict sufficient.
“Of course, the Government might be hoping everybody shortly strikes on from a narrative a couple of comparatively unknown adviser, nevertheless it’s going to be powerful when the public thinks he was fallacious and that he ought to go.”
Speaking to reporters outdoors his home on Saturday night, Mr Cummings mentioned he won’t be contemplating his place. “Obviously not,” he instructed journalists.
“You’re not going to consider resigning? The public are probably very angry,” one reporter requested.
He replied: “You guys are probably as right about that as you were about Brexit – remember how right you all were about that?”
It comes as Grant Shapps prompt it’s as much as every particular person to resolve how greatest to comply with lockdown measures, as he joined a refrain of help for Mr Cummings over his journey throughout lockdown.
Facing a deluge of questions at the Downing Street each day briefing about whether or not Boris Johnson’s chief aide had flouted the Government’s personal tips, the Transport Secretary insisted individuals ought to adhere to the guidelines “to the best of your ability” however that there is perhaps occasions when “not all these measures will be possible”.
The minister mentioned he didn’t know the “personal circumstances” of the Cummings household that prevented them looking for assist nearer to house, versus travelling to Durham.
He mentioned: “As all of us do in moments of disaster, we all the time search to have our household, those that can help us round us and I believe that’s all that has occurred on this case.”