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Michael Howard savages Suella Braverman

Blue-on-blue hits different when it comes from an older vintage. It seems at least one Tory grandee didn’t think much of Suella Braverman’s incendiary departure letter to Rishi Sunak yesterday. Michael Howard, who famously served in the Home Office from 1993 to 1997, today hits out at his successor, writing an article for today’s Daily Telegraph, headlined ‘Suella Braverman is guilty of shameful insubordination’.

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