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Priti Patel's departure clocks up £8,000 bill for taxpayers

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Priti Patel’s sacking could yet prove politically expensive for Theresa May. But it is already clear that in monetary terms alone it will go down as one of the most costly cabinet departures ever – at just short of £8,000, in the Guardian’s carefully constructed estimate.

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Priti Patel's departure clocks up £8,000 bill for taxpayers

Priti Patel’s sacking could yet prove politically expensive for Theresa May. But it is already clear that in monetary terms alone it will go down as one of the most costly cabinet departures ever – at just short of £8,000, in the Guardian’s carefully constructed estimate.