4 Mar 2020

Johnson says he is ‘sticking by’ Patel after bullying claims

“The Home Secretary is doing an outstanding job…I’m sticking by her”.

Boris Johnson, sitting next to Priti Patel, couldn’t have been clearer about her future. But with officials in a third government department reportedly saying she bullied them, can she survive?

Ms Patel denies any misbehaviour, and her supporters say there’s a campaign against her.