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Revealed: Cummings’ role in handing Covid contract to firm run by ‘friends’

Court documents raise questions about whether Cabinet Office may have misled public

Dominic Cummings was instrumental in the process of awarding a government contract without tender to a company run by his “friends”, according to court documents that raise questions about whether the Cabinet Office may have misled the public.

The documents reveal the central role the prime minister’s former chief adviser played in the awarding of the contract to Public First, a research company owned and run by two of his longstanding associates.

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