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Robert Jenrick: Case not 'closed' over minister's approval of controversial development, MPs warn

Independent Wednesday, 1 July 2020
Commons committee says there were 'serious mistakes' in Westferry cases and presents housing secretary with 26 new questions to answer
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Robert Jenrick Robert Jenrick British lawyer and Conservative Party politician; Member of Parliament for Newark since 2014

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Jenrick announces controversial planning overhaul

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Starmer: Jenrick row a "judgement call" on PM [Video]

Starmer: Jenrick row a "judgement call" on PM

Sir Keir Starmer says the row over Robert Jenrick's involvement in the controversial approval of the Westferry Printworks development is now a "judgement call" on Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The Labour leader insisted the government needed to get to the bottom of the issue before moving on. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Housing Secretary under pressure to resign in planning row [Video]

Housing Secretary under pressure to resign in planning row

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick is under increasing pressure to resign amid a row over the controversial approval of the Westferry Printworks development. Mr Jenrick approved the development on the Isle of Dogs in east London, near Canary Wharf just 12 days before the developer, Richard Desmond, made a Β£12,000 donation to the Conservative party. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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