Revealed: Tory peer Michelle Mone secretly received £29m from ‘VIP lane’ PPE firm
Documents suggest husband passed on money from PPE Medpro, which secured £200m contracts after Mone lobbied ministers
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 during the coronavirus pandemic to prioritise companies that had political connections. It then secured contracts worth more than £200m.Continue reading…