Labour asks top civil servant to probe claims No 10 staff pressured to delete party evidence

Labour asks top civil servant to probe claims No 10 staff pressured to delete party evidence

Labour asks top civil servant to probe claims No 10 staff pressured to delete party evidence Exclusive: Angela Rayner has written to the cabinet secretary Simon Case asking him to confirm that no records have been destroyed Labour has called for “urgent” answers about “unprecedented” allegations that No 10 staff were told to delete evidence of illegal parties in Downing Street. The party’s deputy leader, Angela Rayner, has written to the cabinet secretary, Simon Case, asking him to confirm no records related to the Partygate investigation, including electronic messages, have been destroyed. Her letter, seen by The Independent, also asks Mr Case to confirm if any request to remove evidence has been made by senior officials or special advisers of junior officials. It follows a report in The Independent in …
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