Richard Desmond

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Robert Jenrick controversy was factor in ethics adviser’s resignation
Alex Allan resigned when Boris Johnson overruled his advice on Priti Patel. But a row over the housing secretary also played a role

Mark Townsend

05, Dec, 2020 @3:42 PM

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Robert Jenrick admits approving funds for town in Jake Berry's constituency
Communities secretary and minister approved payments to towns in each other’s constituencies

Rajeev Syal

11, Oct, 2020 @2:03 PM

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Labour calls for investigation over funding for Robert Jenrick's constituency
Communities secretary is accused of channelling Towns Fund investment to Newark

Mattha Busby

10, Oct, 2020 @10:12 PM

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Robert Jenrick says he regrets dining with donor before planning decision
Housing secretary says there was no bias in approval of Richard Desmond’s Westferry scheme

Simon Murphy Political correspondent

22, Jul, 2020 @11:55 AM

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MPs ask Robert Jenrick long list of questions about £1bn land deal
Select committee wants minister to give more details of contact with Richard Desmond

Rajeev Syal

01, Jul, 2020 @6:08 PM

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Boris Johnson returns to his happy place: upbeat, vague and incoherent
The prime minister wants us to ‘clap for capitalists’, but will it be loud enough to reach their tax havens?

John Crace

30, Jun, 2020 @6:10 PM

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The Robert Jenrick scandal isn't unique – British politics is awash with donor cash | Peter Geoghegan
There is huge potential for conflicts of interest while there is so little transparency about donations, says Peter Geoghegan of openDemocracy

Peter Geoghegan

30, Jun, 2020 @12:06 PM

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Robert Jenrick admits Israeli billionaire he had meeting with is family friend
Tory minister under pressure over official meeting with Idan Ofer while considering rival mining project

Rob Davies

27, Jun, 2020 @4:16 PM

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Tories cannot shut the door on this property scandal | Letters
Letters: Readers react to the exchange between the housing secretary, Robert Jenrick, and the Tory donor Richard Desmond concerning a £1bn development in east London

Letters

26, Jun, 2020 @3:57 PM

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Labour reports Robert Jenrick to parliamentary watchdog
Minister accused of rushing planning decision to help Tory donor Richard Desmond

Rajeev Syal

26, Jun, 2020 @11:38 AM

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Jenrick affair exposes a financialised planning system
Austerity left councils reliant on deals with developers, which spark concerns about transparency

Robert Booth, Social affairs correspondent

26, Jun, 2020 @6:00 AM

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The Jenrick-Desmond row lays bare the rotten heart of the UK planning system | Simon Jenkins
The random luxury towers going up around England have everything to do with profits, nothing to do with housing, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

25, Jun, 2020 @6:15 PM

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