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Is time running out for Simon Case?

Simon Case (Credit: Getty images)

Is Simon Case on borrowed time? That’s the talk in Whitehall today following reports that the embattled Cabinet Secretary is considering an early departure from his role. The Financial Times reports that the UK’s most senior civil servant has told friends he is ‘genuinely undecided’ between staying put ahead of the general election or stepping aside to make way for a successor.

Making matters worse, this isn’t exactly Case’s first scandal

There are plenty of figures who would prefer it to be the latter of the two.

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