What Raab did wrong
Not just the bullying — what about his record in government?
So farewell, then, Dominic Raab. The justice secretary was left with no option to resign after Adam Tolley KC upheld two of the bullying claims made against him. But his resignation letter was defiant to the last. You might event describe it as an attempt to bully those who have crossed him.
While others will be writing about Raab’s personal behaviour, I want to concentrate in this piece on his record in government. After he was found last month to have acted unlawfully, he might still face proceedings for contempt of court. That Raab lasted as long as he did, while remaining deputy prime minister, demonstrates the dearth of talent among those appointed to high public office.
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