Priti Patel – more news of bullying and payoffs to silence victims
- A former aide of Priti Patel attempted suicide after being bullied by Priti Patel, it has been alleged.
- The aide allegedly took an overdose in her office in 2015. After she became unresponsive, her partner was called, according to legal correspondence reported by the BBC.
- The letter said the woman took a further overdose at home in what was described as a suicide attempt. She is thought to have been a member of Ms Patel’s private office while the Tory was Employment Minister.
- It was said the staff member alleged she was told Ms Patel had decided to dismiss her because she did not “like her face”.