Investigation into UK Deputy PM Raab widened to consider third complaint

Cabinet meeting at Number 10 Downing Street, in London

LONDON (Reuters) - The scope of an investigation into the behaviour of British Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab has been widened to include a third formal complaint, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's spokeswoman said on Friday.

"I can confirm that the Prime Minister has now asked the investigator to add a further formal complaint relating to conduct at the Department for Exiting the European Union and to establish the facts in line with the existing terms of reference," the spokeswoman said.

(Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by William James)