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Michelle Mone admits she lied to media over links to PPE firm

Ex-Tory peer defends lying to media over links to firm that made millions from PPE deals, saying, ‘It’s not a crime … I was protecting my family’

The former Conservative peer Michelle Mone has admitted that she lied when she denied repeatedly having been involved with a company that made millions of pounds in profits from UK government PPE deals during the pandemic.

Mone said she “wasn’t trying to pull the wool over anyone’s eyes” and had not told the truth about her involvement to protect her family from press attention. When it was put to her that she had admitted lying to the press, Mone replied: “That’s not a crime.”

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