Patel, who has served in former Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Cabinet, switched support after former PM Johnson pulled out of the race on Sunday night.
The Prime Minister is the final arbiter on such complaints. His interpretation was that Patel was "unaware" of the disquiet she had caused. And that he had received an assurance from her that she was "sorry for inadvertently upsetting those with whom she was working".
London: Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Indian-origin politician Priti Patel as Home Secretary. The 47-year-old who was a Member of Parliament (MP) from Witham in Essex since 2010 and has played a leading role in Boris Johnson’s leadership campaign, takes over from Sajid Javid, who has been appointed Chancellor by the Prime Minister. […]
London: Britain’s new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, began unveiling his top team with the announcement of some key posts on Wednesday evening since taking charge at Downing Street earlier in the day. In a cabinet that was already being touted as the most diverse in British history, Priti Patel became the first Indian-origin home secretary […]