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Watch: Penny Mordaunt savages Angela Rayner

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Oh dear. Labour’s unofficial collector of titles Angela Rayner popped up in the Commons today to attack the government over its supposed ‘Covid cronyism’. Ministers such as Priti Patel have been accused of improperly helping to secure PPE contracts last year. 

Unfortunately for Rayner her opponent at the dispatch box was none other than the redoubtable Penny Mordaunt.

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