Evgeny Lebedev

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Alexander Lebedev quits Independent role after Canada sanctions
Russian oligarch, who bought British news outlet for £1 in 2010, ‘directly enabled’ Putin’s war, says Canada

Jim Waterson Media editor

24, May, 2022 @5:54 PM

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Boris Johnson urged to be ‘honest’ about NI protocol issues being caused by Brexit deal he chose – as it happened
Maroš Šefčovič says UK must admit that EU cannot solve all problems caused by type of Brexit negotiated by prime minister

Andrew Sparrow and Rachel Hall

12, May, 2022 @4:50 PM

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Government refuses to release Lebedev peerage details despite MPs’ instruction
Commons told ministers to publish information after revelations of intelligence service concerns over businessman’s appointment

Peter Walker Political correspondent

12, May, 2022 @4:10 PM

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Letters

04, May, 2022 @4:38 PM

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Tories ‘bending the rules’ after missing deadline for publishing Lebedev advice
Not releasing MI5 advice on granting peerage makes government look like it has something to hide, Labour says

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

28, Apr, 2022 @6:26 PM

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PMQs live: Boris Johnson refuses to apologise to archbishop of Canterbury after criticising his stance on Rwanda policy – as it happened
Prime minister refuses to apologise for reported comments about archbishop of Canterbury and denies criticising BBC’s Ukraine coverage

Andrew Sparrow

20, Apr, 2022 @6:29 PM

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Evgeny Lebedev’s nomination for peerage ‘paused’ after MI5 advice
Appointments commission raised security concerns in 2020 but felt ‘bounced’ into approving him because No 10 pressed for it

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

20, Apr, 2022 @2:58 PM

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Boris Johnson asked for Evgeny Lebedev to skip City Hall security in 2015
Exclusive: Johnson made special request for Independent owner and a Russian dignitary to bypass ‘airport-style’ checks

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

14, Apr, 2022 @3:32 PM

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MPs to question chair of appointments panel over Evgeny Lebedev peerage
Committee summons Paul Bew to give evidence on No 10’s role in Standard owner’s elevation to Lords

Dan Sabbagh

13, Apr, 2022 @1:13 PM

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Prime suspect PM takes partygate delusion to hallucinatory new levels | John Crace
With government taking a wild west approach to law-breaking, Labour chose to focus instead on Evgeny Lebedev’s peerage

John Crace

29, Mar, 2022 @9:51 PM

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Labour and Tory rebels force disclosure of security advice on Lebedev peerage
Conservative whips allow MPs to abstain in vote on publication in U-turn after backbenchers threaten to support Labour motion

Rowena Mason, Jessica Elgot and Aubrey Allegretti

29, Mar, 2022 @7:38 PM

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Lebedev criticises Labour as MPs debate releasing security advice behind peerage – as it happened
Latest updates: Peer says opposition criticism of him is based on ‘pure innuendo’; government may be forced to release security advice on Lebedev

Andrew Sparrow

29, Mar, 2022 @6:04 PM

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