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Questions raised about Lords standards rules after Tory peer cleared of lobbying

Peter Selwyn Gummer, Lord Chadlington, had stake in company awarded £50m Covid contracts via government VIP lane

Labour has called for a review of the Lords conduct rules after the Conservative peer Lord Chadlington was cleared of lobbying for £50m Covid contracts awarded to a company in which he had a financial interest.

The Lords commissioner for standards Akbar Khan ruled that Peter Selwyn Gummer, who sits as Lord Chadlington in the upper house, had not broken any rules.

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