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Conservative peer helped land £50m PPE contract for firm linked to fellow Tory

Former party chairman referred SG Recruitment to ‘VIP lane’ after introduction by peer who owned shares in parent company

A Conservative peer advising the government during the coronavirus pandemic helped a company secure PPE contracts worth £50m after a fellow Tory peer introduced him to the firm, documents obtained by the Guardian show.

Andrew Feldman, a former Conservative party chair, referred the company, SG Recruitment, to the “VIP lane” that gave priority to politically connected firms, after the introduction by Lord Chadlington, a Tory peer for 26 years.

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