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Resignation of Uk Ambassador to Usa

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:38 am on 11th July 2019.

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Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State 10:38 am, 11th July 2019

There are those who break all the rules of decency who think they can benefit from it themselves. Quite who is benefiting from this, I cannot see, but what is quite clear is that the interests of the country do not benefit. This is an absolutely unacceptable leak that has had a very significant consequence that is detrimental to our interest as a country and of course, in an utterly unfair way, to the personal life of a highly capable ambassador and his family.