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How many more scandals can Simon Case take?


After Matt Hancock himself, it seems that the person who comes out worst from the lockdown files is Cabinet Secretary Simon Case. Hancock’s WhatsApps show Case accusing Boris of being ‘nationally distrusted’ and described some lockdown criticism as ‘pure Conservative ideology’. Hardly the model of civil service impartiality…

And off the back of those revelations it seems that Case is now considering his own position.

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