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'All hell was let loose': witnesses on the Westminster attack

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It began like any other early afternoon in Westminster. Inside the Houses of Parliament, MPs were gathering in the Commons chamber to vote, while journalists and parliamentary staff worked in their offices, and parties of schoolchildren and other visitors mingled around the rambling parliamentary estate.

Charlotte Hogg’s exit raises tough questions for Bank of England

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Charlotte Hogg’s original error was perhaps forgivable. It was astonishing that she could omit her brother’s job at Barclays in a form asking about personal relationships that could be perceived as creating conflicts of interest. It is jaw-dropping that she could have written the Bank of England’s code herself and yet failed to follow its precise instructions. But even senior people can make basic mistakes.

Charlotte Hogg: a family tree deeply rooted in the British establishment

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When Andrew Tyrie, the Conservative MP who chairs the Treasury select committee, opened a hearing with Charlotte Hogg a week ago he recalled how he had lunched with her grandfather in the members’ dining room at Westminster. Another Conservative MP, Jacob Rees-Mogg, recalled Hogg Snr speaking in Greek during a visit to Eton.

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'All hell was let loose': witnesses on the Westminster attack

It began like any other early afternoon in Westminster. Inside the Houses of Parliament, MPs were gathering in the Commons chamber to vote, while journalists and parliamentary staff worked in their offices, and parties of schoolchildren and other visitors mingled around the rambling parliamentary estate.