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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has full confidence in Robert Jenrick amid Tower Hamlets row




Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given his backing to the housing secretary Robert Jenrick, the MP for Newark, following the controversy surrounding his approval of a £1bn development in London.

The Prime Minister's spokesman insisted: “Robert Jenrick has set out his account in public and to parliament, including publishing the relevant documentation, and in the light of this account the prime minister considers the matter closed."

CONSERVATIVE candidate for Newark Robert Jenrick. (4147371)
CONSERVATIVE candidate for Newark Robert Jenrick. (4147371)

Mr Jenrick has been under pressure since it was revealed he personally approved a £1bn property development in Tower Hamlets.


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