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Gove: Maria Miller resignation 'her own decision'

Culture secretary Maria Miller's resignation was "entirely" her own decision, education secretary Michael Gove has said.

Mrs Miller's decision to quit follows a row over he expenses. The culture secretary was cleared of funding a home for her parents at taxpayers' expense, but was told to repay £5,800 of the expenses she claimed.

Speaking to the Today programme, Mr Gove said that he was "saddened" by Mrs Miller's decision to leave her post.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Wednesday 9 April.

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