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Therese Coffey can’t be bothered to ensure her inquiry is independent

It’s not just the corruption, here – it’s the indifference.

The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is holding an inquiry into the deaths of crabs after raw sewage was pumped into their habitats by permission of the Tory government.

This is harmful not only to the environment but also to local industry, apparently.

Environment Secretary Therese Coffey was challenged to provide assurances that the inquiry would be independent – and couldn’t be bothered.

It’s important because this is the result of a government decision and it is only natural to fear a whitewash if everybody on the inquiry is a government stooge.

But Coffey simply refused to care. She had appointed an adviser and they will deal with all the fiddling details; it’s nothing to do with her.

Way to wash your hands of the responsibility that goes with your job, Therese!

(Perhaps she had some karaoke she wanted to do instead.)

See for yourself:

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