Minister 'suspects' Gavin Williamson will still be in cabinet role at Christmas after he is accused of telling senior civil servant to 'slit your throat'

Work and Pensions Secretary Mel Stride has said he suspects Sir Gavin Williamson will still be part of Rishi Sunak's top team at Christmas despite the latest allegation that he told a senior civil servant to "slit your throat" while he was defence secretary.