Tory MP broke ministerial code over paid consulting for COVID-19 tech firm

Published on: 26 January 2021 Written by: Peter Geoghegan All articles by: Peter Geoghegan

Former minister George Freeman failed to seek official approval before giving “commercial advice” to a company producing protective equipment used by the NHS.

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