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Call for watchdog to reinvestigate Tory peer over possible PPE lobbying breach

Lord Chadlington may have misled inquiry over introduction of firm awarded £50m in PPE contracts, Labour peer suggests

The House of Lords conduct watchdog has been asked to reopen an investigation into whether the Conservative peer Lord Chadlington may have breached lobbying rules when he introduced a company that was awarded PPE contracts worth £50m.

The Labour peer George Foulkes has called for the reinvestigation, suggesting the commissioner appears to have been misled by Chadlington, whose real name is Peter Gummer, after the Guardian reported new details about the introduction of the healthcare agency SG Recruitment.

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