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David Cameron has defended his refusal to launch an investigation into Jeremy Hunt - insisting the Culture Secretary acted “wisely and fairly” and had given “a good account of himself”.

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David Cameron came in for fresh criticism today over the investigation into former defence secretary Liam Fox's working relationship with his friend Adam Werritty.

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