UK Politics

Downing Street stands by minister accused of corruption

BY Mutaz Ahmed | tweet mutazahmd   /  25 June 2020

For months, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has been accused of impropriety in his approval of a £1 billion infrastructure development by Richard Desmond – a financial contributor to the Conservative party – despite objections from the local council and an independent planning inspectorate. Documents released yesterday detailing correspondence by Jenrick and his department appear to confirm the worst of these accusations.


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