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The fallout from Munira Mirza’s resignation


Tory MPs are in a jumpy mood this afternoon after The Spectator revealed that No. 10 policy chief Munira Mirza has quit Downing Street, citing Boris Johnson’s refusal to apologise over his Jimmy Savile attack on Keir Starmer. Given that Mirza is a key ally of the Prime Minister’s — dating back to his City Hall days — it is has led to doubts about the longevity of Johnson’s premiership if even his longest-standing supporters are walking.

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