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Claws out at the BBC over Peston’s Damian Green report

20 December 2017

9:25 PM

20 December 2017

9:25 PM

The news that Damian Green has resigned this evening as First Secretary of State following an investigation into his conduct has taken many by surprise. However, Mr S suspects that one Westminster hack may be the most surprised of all.

Just this month, ITV’s Robert Peston reported that not just one but three well-placed sources had reported that Damian Green would be informed that he ‘does not need to resign’:

Peston’s former BBC colleagues appear to be taking a less than charitable view of the situation:

Perhaps Peston’s sources were correct at the time of publication…

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