Published in: openDemocracyUK: NewsUK broke law with COVID deals for ‘VIP’ firms run by government contacts
High Court rules ministers acted unlawfully by giving multi-million-pound PPE supply deals to a pest control company...
Tory MP facing lobbying probe helped firm win 'VIP lane' PPE deal
Leak reveals ministers and MPs, including former health minister Steve Brine, referred private firms to ‘VIP’ list...
Calls for probe into ‘PPE millionaires’ who made staff work on furlough
openDemocracy revealed how a marketing firm that won £40m in PPE contracts threatened to fire staff who spoke out...
Marketing firm given £40m PPE contract made staff work on furlough
Exclusive: Employees say KAU Media Group threatened to fire staff who complained about being forced to work on...
UK politicians who referred PPE firms to ‘VIP lane’ to be named
Government agrees to reveal details of how companies were fast-tracked to win lucrative COVID contracts, after...
Published in: openDemocracyUK: NewsSecretive ‘spy’ firm met UK minister to discuss PPE supply
Exclusive: No records were kept of meeting with private company chaired by government’s own PPE tsar
Published in: Dark Money Investigations: InvestigationGovernment accused of ‘cronyism’ after Tory councillor wins £156m COVID contract
Stroud councillor Steve Dechan ran a small, loss-making firm distributing medical devices. Documents show it signed...