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British aid minister Patel heading back to London: BBC
November 8, 2017 / 8:59 AM / 14 days ago

British aid minister Patel heading back to London: BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - British aid minister Priti Patel is flying back to London after cancelling a planned trip to Africa, the BBC reported on Wednesday, after local media reported she was facing the sack for not fully disclosing meetings during a holiday to Israel.

Britain's Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel addresses the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

The BBC quoted unnamed sources as saying that she was on a plane. Some on social media suggested she would arrive in London at around 1500 GMT.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; editing by William James

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