‘Sickening, shameful, unforgivable’: MPs condemn Michelle Mone PPE firm revelations – video

MPs reacted with outrage following the growing controversy over a PPE company linked to the Conservative peer Michelle Mone after the Guardian reported that Mone referred the company to Tory ministers Michael Gove and Theodore Agnew. Mone’s referral got PPE Medpro into a ‘VIP lane’ securing it two contracts worth more than £203m. Millions of pounds … Read more

Tories run for the hills rather than face Labour over Michelle Mone and PPE | John Crace

Spare a thought for Neil O’Brien. A minister so beige, so junior, that not even his colleagues know he is working with them. At home, he merges into the muted pastel paintwork. So much so that his family aren’t always aware if he’s there or not. So it’s a wonder he even became a minister, … Read more

Michelle Mone PPE firm revelations prompt anger in Commons

The growing controversy over a PPE company linked to the Tory peer Michelle Mone has sparked an angry reaction in parliament, as MPs demanded an investigation into wider concerns over what one called “absolutely sickening, shameful and unforgivable” instances of politically connected firms profiteering from unusable PPE during the pandemic. Parliamentarians asked ministers for more … Read more

Revealed: Tory peer Michelle Mone secretly received £29m from ‘VIP lane’ PPE firm

The Conservative peer Michelle Mone and her children secretly received £29m originating from the profits of a PPE business that was awarded large government contracts after she recommended it to ministers, documents seen by the Guardian indicate. Lady Mone’s support helped the company, PPE Medpro, secure a place in a “VIP lane” the government used … Read more

Michelle Mone’s PPE denials v what we know

The Conservative peer Michelle Mone and her husband, Douglas Barrowman, have denied the Guardian reports exposing their links to PPE Medpro. Over two years, the couple repeatedly distanced themselves from the company, which secured more than £200m in government contracts. Dismissing mounting evidence pointing to their secret involvement in the PPE business, they insisted they … Read more

The yacht, the wedding and £29m: Michelle Mone’s life during the Covid crisis

In the summer of 2021, when a traumatised Britain was enduring a third wave of Covid infections as it struggled to emerge from the pandemic, the Conservative peer Michelle Mone posted a photograph on Instagram of herself and her husband, Douglas Barrowman, in the Mediterranean. They were on their new luxury yacht, Lady M. Mone, … Read more