Top Whitehall official had to apologise over alleged bad behaviour by Raab

Exclusive: Source says MoJ permanent secretary made move to prevent incident from escalating into formal complaint

Dominic Raab behaved so badly in a meeting with the Home Office during his first stint as justice secretary that his department’s top official had to personally apologise to counterparts afterwards, the Guardian has been told.

Whitehall sources said the deputy prime minister, who is facing two official complaints over alleged bullying, had acted “so badly and inappropriately” at a high-level meeting earlier this year that the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) was forced to call senior officials of the then home secretary, Priti Patel, to express regret.

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@dollymixture

RT @PippaCrerar: EXCL: Dominic Raab allegedly behaved so badly in meeting with Home Office that Ministry of Justice’s top official had to p…

Posted on: 2022-12-01 07:16

@deslaeney

RT @AngelaRayner: Dominic Raab leaves a trail of senior officials apologising for his toxic behaviour. The conduct of Rishi Sunak’s right…

Posted on: 2022-11-30 20:15

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RT @PippaCrerar: EXCL: Dominic Raab allegedly behaved so badly in meeting with Home Office that Ministry of Justice’s top official had to p…

Posted on: 2022-11-30 20:08

@philosophylinks

RT @TopNewsWorks: Raab obviously should not even be an MP, let alone a Govt minister. https://t.co/UknJvMh3dh

Posted on: 2022-11-28 00:04

@MathiasTMD

RT @AngelaRayner: Dominic Raab leaves a trail of senior officials apologising for his toxic behaviour. The conduct of Rishi Sunak’s right…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 20:17