Dominic Raab quits as British deputy prime minister after bullying report

Raab says inquiry into his behaviour ‘has set a dangerous precedent’ and sets a low threshold for bullying

Dominic Raab: Britain’s Deputy PM said the adverse findings of the bullying report ‘set a dangerous precedent for the conduct of good government’. Picture: Bloomberg

Dominic Raab, Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister, has quit his post after an independent investigation criticised his behaviour toward civil servants.

“I feel duty bound to accept the outcome of the inquiry,” Raab said on Friday in a letter to Rishi Sunak, Britain’s Prime Minister, which he posted on Twitter. He noted that the inquiry had dismissed most of the accusations made against him, adding: “Its two adverse findings are flawed and set a dangerous precedent ...