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Antoinette Sandbach: Jacob Rees-Mogg made “a clear attempt to malign a member of the public”

Rees-Mogg's comments regarding the civil service had "no basis in fact"

By Stephanie Boland  

Antoinette Sandbach MP.

Antoinette Sandbach has today accused her fellow Conservative Jacob Rees-Mogg of “attempting to malign a member of the public from the floor of the House of Commons.”

The Eddisbury MP also said Rees-Mogg had made “a very serious allegation about the conduct of the civil service” which had “no basis in fact.”

Her remarks follow a row over comments allegedly made by Charles Grant to Tory Brexit minister Steve Baker regarding an apparent attempt by the Civil Service to influence policy to stay in the EU customs…

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