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'Plebgate' probe defended

The senior civil servant who carried out an investigation for Prime Minister David Cameron into allegations that his Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell swore at police insisted that he did a "competent" job and came to the right conclusion.

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Report: Mitchell questions impartiality of police chief

The Times (£) claims that Andrew Mitchell has questioned the impartiality of the Metropolitan Police chief in the wake of the plebgate scandal.

Andrew Mitchell arriving at Downing Street in May Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

It is claimed that the former Chief Whip has "no confidence" in Bernard Hogan-Howe , the paper says that Mr Mitchell has sought assurances that he will nothing to do with the inquiry n to what happened.

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