Gove under pressure to explain role in PPE deals for Mone-linked firm

Michael Gove is facing mounting pressure to fully explain his role in the government’s award of large PPE contracts to a company that was first recommended to him by the Tory peer Michelle Mone. Asked in an interview on Thursday how he had responded to Lady Mone’s approach in May 2020, Gove said he had … Read more

Michael Gove: I referred offers of help with PPE to the appropriate civil service channels – video

Michael Gove has said he referred all offers of help with personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic to the ‘appropriate civil service channels’. The levelling up secretary was being asked about the Conservative peer Michelle Mone contacting him on his personal email to recommend a PPE business, after the Guardian revealed she and her … Read more