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PM U-turns as Number 10 announces leak inquiry into Sir James Dyson texts

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PM U-turns as Number 10 announces leak inquiry into Sir James Dyson textsBoris Johnson has performed a U-turn after Downing Street announced an internal inquiry into how private text messages between the prime minister and billionaire Sir James Dyson were leaked.
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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer used Prime Minister’s Questions to repeatedly raise allegations levelled against the Prime Minister and his Cabinet colleagues.Sir Keir focused on reports that Mr Johnson promised entrepreneur Sir James Dyson, via text messages, he would “fix” an issue over the...

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