Boris Johnson orders hunt to unearth 'Whitehall mole' who leaked confidential ...

Boris Johnson orders hunt to unearth 'Whitehall mole' who leaked confidential Government documents to Labour during election campaign Boris Johnson ordered a major probe into the leaking of documents to Labour He is concerned a 'Labour mole' is operating within Whitehall, say sources  Confidential documents were leaked to Labour during the election campaign Jeremy Corbyn brandished the Treasury analysis in a TV debate with Mr Johnson

By Political Editor For The Daily Mail

Published: 22:11 GMT, 1 January 2020 | Updated: 22:11 GMT, 1 January 2020

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Boris Johnson has ordered a major probe into the leaking of confidential Government documents to Labour during the election campaign.

Government sources said the Prime Minister is concerned that a ‘Labour mole’ could be operating at a high level within Whitehall.

Mr Johnson faced embarrassment when a confidential Treasury document that appeared to contradict some of his claims on Brexit was leaked to Jeremy Corbyn a week before polling day.

Boris Johnson (pictured) has ordered a major probe into the leaking of confidential Government documents to Labour during the general election campaign

Boris Johnson (pictured) has ordered a major probe into the leaking of confidential Government documents to Labour during the general election campaign

The document – understood to have

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