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World U.K.’s Johnson Discussed Replacing Patel in New Year, Times Says

03:50  22 november  2020
03:50  22 november  2020 Source:   bloomberg.com

UK PM Johnson backs minister over bullying report but adviser quits

  UK PM Johnson backs minister over bullying report but adviser quits UK PM Johnson backs minister over bullying report but adviser quitsLONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday backed one of his most senior ministers after a damning inquiry into allegations that she bullied her staff concluded she had broken rules, including shouting and swearing at them.

Johnson overrules Allan, says Patel did not break the rules. Boris Johnson ’ s top adviser on government ethics dramatically quit after the prime minister overruled his inquiry into bullying, which found Home Secretary Priti Patel broke ministerial rules.

Boris Johnson says the country must act to prevent a "medical and moral disaster" for the NHS. media captionPrime Minister Boris Johnson : "Now is the time to take action". He said hospitals even in the south -west of England, where cases are among the lowest, will run out of capacity in weeks.

(Bloomberg) -- U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has discussed replacing Home Secretary Priti Patel when he reshuffles his cabinet in the New Year, the Times of London reported, citing unidentified people.

a group of people walking down the street: Priti Patel, U.K. home secretary, arrives for a meeting of cabinet ministers in London, U.K., on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to renege on part of the Brexit divorce deal passed its first hurdle in Parliament late Monday after a bruising debate in which senior members of his own party denounced the move. © Bloomberg Priti Patel, U.K. home secretary, arrives for a meeting of cabinet ministers in London, U.K., on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to renege on part of the Brexit divorce deal passed its first hurdle in Parliament late Monday after a bruising debate in which senior members of his own party denounced the move.

Johnson is considering the move because Patel has been unable to control the flow of asylum seekers into the country, according to the report. On Friday, the prime minister overruled an inquiry’s findings that Patel had broken the ministerial behavior code by bullying civil servants.

U.K. Ethics Adviser Quits After Johnson Clears Patel of Bullying

Kit Malthouse, the policing minister, is tipped to take over Patel’s job, the Times says. Michael Gove and Dominic Raab are also in consideration. Patel is expected to become party chairwoman.

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Broncos DC Ed Donatell back home recovering after COVID-related hospitalization .
Broncos defensive coordinator Ed Donatell required hospitalization after contracting the coronavirus, according to the team. The second-year Denver DC was hospitalized last week but discharged Sunday. Donatell, 63, has been battling COVID-19 symptoms since Oct. 31 and has missed the past three games. Donatell, who is in his third stint with the franchise, is one of a few Broncos staffers to have contracted the virus. Running backs coach Curtis Modkins did so in October, and offensive line coach Mike Munchak was in the team’s COVID protocol.

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