Claire Newell arrested

Looks bad, but perhaps the very enjoyable Whitehall leaks to the Sunday Times may be at an end, ther Guardian has named the temp who once worked at the paper as the alleged source. As we noted a few weeks ago, the Sunday Times was really having fun revealing memos that embarrassed the Mandarins. Rumours of piles of secret memos scattered around the newsroom abound.

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Quote of the Day

Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”


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