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Patel heading back to London - BBC
November 8, 2017 / 8:50 AM / a month ago

Patel heading back to London - BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - British aid minister Priti Patel is flying back to London after cancelling a planned trip to Africa, the BBC reported on Wednesday, after local media reported she was facing the sack for not fully disclosing meetings during a holiday to Israel.

Britain's Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel leaves the cabinet's weekly meeting in 10 Downing Street, London, Britain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Mary Turner

The BBC quoted unnamed sources as saying that she was on a plane. Some on social media suggested she would arrive in London at around 1500 GMT.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; editing by William James

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