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Michelle Mone’s PPE denials v what we know

Tory peer and husband have repeatedly distanced themselves from company given £200m in government Covid contracts

The Conservative peer Michelle Mone and her husband, Douglas Barrowman, have denied the Guardian reports exposing their links to PPE Medpro. Over two years, the couple repeatedly distanced themselves from the company, which secured more than £200m in government contracts.

Dismissing mounting evidence pointing to their secret involvement in the PPE business, they insisted they had little or nothing to do with the company. Lawyers for the couple have variously accused reporters of “clutching at straws”, and making allegations that were “largely incorrect” and “grounded entirely on supposition and speculation and not based on accuracy”.

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