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Michael Gove accused of misleading Parliament
« on: August 29, 2021, 05:15:37 PM »
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Michael Gove has been accused of falsely claiming that a personal protective equipment (PPE) contract linked to a Conservative peer went through “eight stages” of checks, after the government admitted the vetting process did not happen.

Cabinet Office minister previously told parliament that “every single procurement decision went through an eight-stage process” following Labour claims of cronyism over Covid contracts.

But the government has now conceded that a £22.6m contract to supply goggles, masks and gowns was awarded to Bunzl Healthcare before a more vigorous eight-stage vetting process was put in place.

Tory peer Lord Feldman lobbied for the contract last March while acting as a government adviser on PPE – whilst also being paid by Bunzl as a client of his lobbying firm...

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/michael-gove-ppe-contract-labour-b1906025.html

Is Michael Gove trying to distract people from this story by appearing at a club in Aberdeen having a rave?

Have to say that, even though I am double jabbed, I would not feel confident clubbing at the moment. I presume Michael Gove has access to the best healthcare though.

I wonder what is on Michael Gove's bookshelves these days: https://libcom.org/blog/whats-michael-goves-bookshelf-why-it-matters-06052020

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Re: Michael Gove accused of misleading Parliament
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2021, 08:35:35 PM »

Re: Michael Gove accused of misleading Parliament
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2021, 09:38:18 PM »
So what? There'll be no consequences. Never are. Murdoch's man.

Re: Michael Gove accused of misleading Parliament
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2021, 07:06:23 PM »
Not even been in the news as far as I can see

Re: Michael Gove accused of misleading Parliament
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2021, 08:46:21 PM »
Jeremy Vine was getting people to call in if they are older ravers.

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