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Rishi Sunak in North Devon today as ‘partygate’ fury continues – live updates

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Chancellor in Devon as PM faces calls to resign

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is visiting Devon today as the ‘partygate’ scandal surrounding the Conservative government continues to spark fury.

Mr Sunak tweeted a picture of him with North Devon MP Selaine Saxby during a planned trip to Ilfracombe where he will be visiting Pall Corporation’s base.

During the visit, the Chancellor will welcome the pharmaceutical’s firm – who have helped with the Covid vaccine rollout – announcement that it is investing £60million into creating 200 jobs.

In his tweet, Mr Sunak said he was “excited” to be in Ilfracombe with Ms Saxby.