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Cressida Dick out as Met chief

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What a U-turn. Despite insisting this morning that she had ‘no intention’ of quitting as Metropolitan Police chief, Cressida Dick has this evening been forced out of her role running Britain’s biggest force. Sadiq Khan was the decisive factor which prompted this change in Dick’s fortunes after the London mayor said he no longer had confidence in her leadership.

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