The media are buzzing with the on-again/off-again sacking of Foreign Aid Minister Priti Patel in the ongoing saga of the damaging revelations that Ms Patel had a series of undisclosed meetings in Israel, including with Israeli PM Netanyahu. News has broken moments ago that there were in fact two moremeetings than had already come to light.
It’s clear that Ms Patel committed a serious breach of the ministerial code and most journalists are giving her from minutes to half a day before she is sacked or forced to resign.
But it appears that a breach of the code may not be anywhere near the end of the matter.
Ms Patel’s secret meetings took place during a ‘holiday’ in Israel that her office says she funded personally.
However, those meetings took place while Ms Patel’s subordinate Alastair Burt was also in Israel on an official visit – a…
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