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Julian Lewis: attempt to impose Grayling was 'improper request'

25 days ago   |   By The Guardian

New ISC chair condemns No 10's attempt to impose ‘preferred candidate' to lead committee The new chairman of parliament's intelligence and security committee has condemned Downing Street's attempt to impose its “preferred candidate” Chris Grayling hours after being expelled from the parliamentary Conservative party. As the committee confirmed it would publish a long-awaited report into Russian interference in UK politics, Julian Lewis, a senior backbencher, said he did not respond to party whips to vote for Grayling as he considered it to be an “improper request”.
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PM 'acted improperly' over security watchdog head

25 days ago   |   By BBC

New Intelligence and Security Committee chairman Julian Lewis says he didn't promise to back anyone else.
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Lewis slams ‘improper' bid to impose PM's choice as head of security committee

26 days ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

The new chairman of Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee has condemned Downing Street's attempt to impose its “preferred candidate” to lead the committee.
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