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  • It’s time for an end to cronyism

    Each week it seems another individual secures a role of vital public importance without any advertisement or fair process – and very often that individual has personal and political connections to Government.

    It’s time for an end to cronyism
  • Fight for transparency

    The High Court has now ruled “The Secretary of State acted unlawfully by failing to comply with the Transparency Policy” and that “there is now no dispute that, in a substantial number of cases, the Secretary of State breached his legal obligation to publish Contract Award Notices within 30 days of the award of contracts.”

    Fight for transparency
  • Scrutinising PPE Procurement

    This legal campaign helped draw wide attention to the institutionalisation of cronyism in the VIP lane. The Court found that the VIP lane, through which Ayanda and Pestfix, won their contracts, was illegal.

    Scrutinising PPE Procurement
  • Money for their mates

    The High Court has now ruled Michael Gove broke the law by giving a contract to a communications agency run by long time associates of him and Dominic Cummings.

    Money for their mates
  • PPE: There needs to be an urgent inquiry

    Frontline NHS staff and care workers are putting their lives at risk because of the Government’s failure to provide adequate PPE. Doctors are having to wear visors made by teenagers on 3D printers. Care workers are being told to share the same mask. A number of the protective gowns that the Government flew in from Turkey have been deemed unsafe for use and are now sat in a warehouse gathering dust.

    PPE: There needs to be an urgent inquiry