House of Lords

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Calls for Sunak to withdraw Tory whip from Michelle Mone in Lords
Opposition parties say retention of whip in face of PPE claims reveals PM’s ‘empty promise’ of integrity

Aletha Adu Political correspondent

01, Dec, 2022 @8:04 PM

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Bank of England ‘blindsided’ by Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget, says governor
Andrew Bailey tells Lords committee of ‘extraordinary process’ with ‘no formal communication’ between Treasury and Bank

Richard Partington

29, Nov, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Gender diversity in UK tech industry ‘still terrible’, says Martha Lane Fox
Lastminute.com co-founder, now a peer, says little progress has been made in recent decades

Jasper Jolly

29, Nov, 2022 @6:01 AM

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Robert Jenrick says migrants with diphtheria symptoms will no longer be dispersed around country – as it happened
Immigration minister confirms 50 cases of diphtheria linked to Manston asylum accommodation

Andrew Sparrow

28, Nov, 2022 @5:40 PM

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The Guardian view on crony capitalism: a moral corruption stalks parliament | Editorial
Editorial: The country is in trouble if during a national emergency the economy could be so easily rigged to favour connected insiders

Editorial

24, Nov, 2022 @6:56 PM

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Michelle Mone PPE firm revelations prompt anger in Commons
MPs across house condemn what one called ‘sickening, shameful’ disclosures about Covid procurement

Henry Dyer and Peter Walker

24, Nov, 2022 @4:10 PM

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Lady Mone is accused and still the Tories won’t come clean about PPE. What are they hiding? | Angela Rayner
Ministers have learned nothing from earlier scandals, says Labour’s deputy leader, Angela Rayner

Angela Rayner

24, Nov, 2022 @2:52 PM

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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

David Conn

23, Nov, 2022 @6:53 PM

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Michelle Mone’s PPE denials v what we know
Tory peer and husband have repeatedly distanced themselves from company given £200m in government Covid contracts

David Conn

23, Nov, 2022 @6:16 PM

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The yacht, the wedding and £29m: Michelle Mone’s life during the Covid crisis
After recommending PPE Medpro for £203m government contracts, the Tory peer spoke of how business was hard but ‘rewarding’

David Conn

23, Nov, 2022 @6:08 PM

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Eurosceptic former MP Owen Paterson takes UK government to European court of human rights – as it happened
Former Tory cabinet minister and arch Eurosceptic claims his rights to privacy infringed by inquiry into lobbying

Andrew Sparrow

22, Nov, 2022 @6:04 PM

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Lobbyist and ex-Liz Truss aide Mark Fullbrook has parliamentary pass
Exclusive: Pass would give access to MPs and peers and was sponsored by wife, who is a life peer

Henry Dyer

21, Nov, 2022 @10:39 AM

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