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Opposition MPs have called on the home secretary to resign after documents suggested she misled parliament over her decision to house asylum seekers at Kent’s controversial Napier Barracks.

Health officials, inspectors and a High Court judge have examined concerns dormitory use led to a Covid outbreak.

Priti Patel said in February that “use of the accommodation was all based on Public Health England (PHE) advice”.

However, a Home Office email said PHE advice viewed dorms as unsuitable.

Amid calls in the Commons for Ms Patel to resign, SNP MP Joanna Cherry said: “What she said

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