Column: My Email inbox after the Dominic Cummings issue


In the East Lothian Courier I write about how my email inbox is “has been inundated with communications about Dominic Cummings’ behaviour.”

“Most are from people who tell me that they’ve never written to an MP before. Many are very distressing, detailing personal sacrifices made or loss endured by them or their family.

“They’re entitled to feel angry as the most tragic part of the coronavirus crisis has been the absence of family and friends during moments of comfort or joy; and that should and normally would be shared.

“I recall the joy on my own late father’s face when he first met my eldest son. Many have told me how they’ve had to look from afar or on a screen at the newborn to the family.”

You can read the full column at the East Lothian Courier website: