Rishi Sunak aware Gavin Williamson faced bullying claim before his cabinet appointment, says MP

Rishi Sunak is facing claims he knew Sir Gavin Williamson was facing a complaint of bullying the day before he appointed him a cabinet minister.

Cabinet Office minister Sir Gavin is facing an investigation over a series of abusive and threatening messages he is said to have sent to the then Tory chief whip Wendy Morton complaining he had been excluded from the Queen’s funeral.