Guardian – Tory peer secretly involved in firm given PPE contracts
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Tory peer secretly involved in firm given PPE contracts
Files leaked to The Guardian appear to suggest that Conservative peer Michelle Mone and her husband were “secretly” involved in a PPE business that was awarded more than £200m in government contracts.
Lawyers representing Ms Mone say the report is “grounded entirely on supposition and speculation and not based on accuracy”.
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