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Ministers meet business people ‘by accident’, says cabinet colleague amid claims Home Secretary Priti Patel broke ministerial rules at hotel meeting

A cabinet minister has suggested senior politicians can meet top business people “by accident” amid claims about Home Secretary Priti Patel’s dealings with a billionaire Conservative donor. Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey said her cabinet colleagues had to be “transparent” about who they meet with, as she was quizzed …