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Work and pensions secretary avoids questions on Philippa Day death.

What: While giving evidence to the Commons work and pensions committee, Therese Coffey avoids answering questions about the death of Philippa Day, a week after the coroner delivered his conclusions that DWP failings led to her death.

Why significant: The latest attempt by DWP to avoid being held to public account.


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Coffey dodges MP’s questions over death of Philippa Day, Pring, 2021