Posted by Gareth Icke Posted on 29 June 2020

Cabinet Secretary Mark Sedwill at the centre of the government web on ‘Covid’, ‘security’ and behaviour manipulation is ousted

Critics have accused Downing Street insiders of making Cabinet Secretary Sir Mark Sedwill the “fall guy” for mistakes made in the handling of the Covid-19 crisis after he confirmed his resignation.

Sir Mark, the most powerful official in Government, announced on Sunday he had agreed to pack his bags and stand down from his role as both Cabinet Secretary and the UK’s national security adviser.

In a letter to Boris Johnson, the 54-year-old said: “We have agreed that I will stand down and leave government service at the end of September.”

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