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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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Heywood noticed 'plebgate' CCTV and log discrepancies

On Tuesday 25 September, the Cabinet Secretary Jeremy Heywood became aware of a discrepancy between the CCTV footage of the incident involving and the police log.

He was asked by the Public Administration Select Committee, if he had shared his concerns with the police at the time.

He said: "No, my report was to the Prime Minister not to the police".

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