Priti Patel in bitter clash with Yvette Cooper over Commons committee no-show The row is over demands for the home secretary to appear before MPs to answer coronavirus questions.

The row is over demands for the home secretary to appear before MPs to answer coronavirus questions.

Priti Patel is involved in a bitter clash over coronavirus with Labour's Yvette Cooper, who has accused the home secretary of dodging scrutiny by MPs.

But in a furious exchange of letters Ms Patel has accused Ms Cooper, who chairs the House of Commons home affairs committee, of being "adversarial" and wasting civil servants' time during the coronavirus crisis.

The row is over demands by Ms Cooper - in no fewer than six letters - for the home secretary to appear before her...
source: The Sky News

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