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Dominic Raab, former deputy prime minister, justice secretary and lord chancellor
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What does the resignation of Dominic Raab mean? The IfG podcast team react to a dramatic day in Westminster.

Dominic Raab has resigned. The report into whether or not he bullied civil servants finally landed on the prime minister’s desk – so what should we make of Adam Tolley’s findings? Is Rishi Sunak’s response adequate? And what will Dominic Raab’s stinging resignation letter mean for tensions between ministers and civil servants?

It had already been a lively week for the prime minister, with a big speech on maths education and some awkward headlines over declaring and registering interests. But did Sunak’s speech add up? And how significant was this story?

Plus: Why can’t government ever come up with a plan to tackle this country’s obesity problem?

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