November 8, 2017 / 6:47 PM / a year ago

UK aid minister to resign rather than be sacked: BBC cites source

Priti Patel, Britain's Secretary of State for International Development arrives in Downing Street, in London, October 31, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

LONDON (Reuters) - British aid minister Priti Patel will resign rather than be sacked by Prime Minister Theresa May, the BBC’s political editor quoted an unnamed source as saying on Wednesday.

Patel was meeting May on Wednesday to answer questions over undisclosed meetings with Israeli officials.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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