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Priti Patel is to face a ‘serious’ Cabinet Office probe after Phillip Rutnams’ resignation amid accusations against her of bullying: The Cabinet Office has launched an investigation into whether Priti Patel breached the ministerial code after her top Home Office official dramatically resigned amid a bullying row.   Michael Gove told MPs that the Home […]

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From Gavin Longmuir in the comments: From a civil engineering perspective, as one of the profs at Grayvington U might say, restoration of a crumbling old tower is akin to walking on eggshells — preserve the exterior façade while rebuilding and strengthening the interior. A single mistake, the tower falls down, and the civil engineer […]

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From Bloke in North Dorset, in the comments on my post on Diane Abbot’s son James Abbott-Thompson: From my observations as a technical consultant for about 4 years, the fast-track scheme is about identifying women and ethnic minorities who might have potential and then testing them on different projects as a way to get more […]