Government Chief Whip and Sherwood MP Mark Spencer backs Newark MP Robert Jenrick over coronavirus lockdown claims
Government Chief Whip, and Robert Jenrick's fellow Nottinghamshire Conservative MP, Mark Spencer has backed the Newark MP over claims he failed to follow lockdown advice.
Mr Jenrick featured in the national media over claims he moved from London to his second home in Herefordshire, and also travelled a further 40 miles to deliver food and medicine to his parents.
Sherwood MP Mr Spencer said: "What he has done is taken his elderly parents medication, which is allowed, and that's all. I believe his explanation.
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