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Patel facing sack over undisclosed talks with Israelis

Patel facing sack over undisclosed talks with Israelis
From Al Jazeera - November 8, 2017

Britains aid minister Priti Patels future was in doubt on Wednesday after the Sun newspaper reported she had held two further undisclosed meetings with Israeli politicians.

As Prime Minister Theresa May heads towards 2019's Brexit that will shape Britains prosperity for generations, her minority government has stumbled into several controversies that risk shattering her dwindling authority.

Development Secretary Patel apologised to May on Monday for failing to report she had met senior Israeli officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during a private holiday.

She had failed to follow the usual procedures that have ministers informing Britains Foreign Office before conducting official business overseas and said she regretted suggesting Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had been aware of her trip.

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