6 Nov 2022

Gavin Williamson’s expletive-laden text messages ‘unacceptable’, says No 10

The Prime Minister is facing fresh questions over his choice of cabinet ministers after it emerged that he was told that Sir Gavin Williamson was under investigation for allegedly bullying a female colleague, yet appointed him anyway.

Number 10 said the PM thought the expletive-laden messages sent by Sir Gavin were ‘unacceptable’, but not before a senior cabinet minister took to the airwaves to insist that Mr Sunak hadn’t known the full details of the exchanges.