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Labour whip resigns after meeting married lover during lockdown; Pandemic rules ; MP for Canterbury steps down after breaking rules in incident compared with Dominic Cummings case

Jun 01, 2020 - The Daily Telegraph (London)
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A LABOUR MP has stepped down from her front bench position as a whip after admitting she broke lockdown rules to meet her married lover.

Rosie Duffield met her boyfriend for a long walk in April, while it was still against the lockdown rules to see people from different households, The Mail on Sunday reported.

She resigned as a whip on Saturday night and said she was "attempting to navigate a difficult personal situation".

Ms Duffield, 48, was living separately from married fat...