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Covid contracts: minister replaced phone before it could be searched

Government is expected to disclose Lord Bethell’s correspondence relating to award of £85m of contracts for Covid tests

The health minister who oversaw the award of Covid contracts replaced his mobile phone before it could be searched for information relevant to £85m of deals that are subject to a legal challenge.

Lord Bethell is one of those under scrutiny over the way contracts for PPE and Covid tests were awarded at the height of the pandemic.

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