Boris Johnson's chief strategist Dominic Cummings

  • Boris Johnson's chief adviser Boris Johnson conducted a bizarre interview with the BBC in which he answered every question with references to the popular children's programme PJ Masks.
  • Asked about the upcoming Cabinet reshuffle, he replied that the cartoon crime-fighters in the programme "would do a better job" than all of Johnson's cabinet put together.
  • He added that "the night time is the right time to fight crime."
  • The prime minster will announce his new Cabinet on Thursday.
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Boris Johnson's chief adviser Dominic Cummings said that the children's cartoon crime-fighters PJ Masks would "do a better job" than all of the prime minister's Cabinet put together, in a bizarre interview with the BBC. Stopped outside his home by a BBC reporter on Tuesday, Cummings responded to questions about the government's decision to build a new high-speed rail line in England, by quoting the PJ Masks catchphrase "the night time is the right time to fight crime."

Asked about the upcoming reshuffle of Johnson's Cabinet, he replied that the characters from PJ Masks would "do a better job" than all of the Cabinet "put together."

Watch Dominic Cummings' bizarre PJ Masks interview

Cummings has hit the headlines in recent weeks due to a series of ongoing spats with the UK's leading political journalists.

Cummings was instrumental in controversial attempts to exclude journalists from certain news outlets from government briefings.

He has also reportedly barred other government advisers from having undeclared lunches with journalists and has claimed that he has a network of spies in restaurants near the UK parliament in London.

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