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 Mone
Topic Originator: ipswichpar  
Date:   Wed 23 Nov 19:39

What an inspirational business leader. Smart enough to save her country and make money while doing it.

www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/nov/23/revealed-tory-peer-michelle-mone-secretly-received-29m-from-vip-lane-ppe-firm

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Topic Originator: veteraneastender  
Date:   Thu 24 Nov 16:45

She’ll not need her £300 daily attendance fee for the House of Lords in that case ?
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Thu 24 Nov 19:18

Never mind investigating the Bra Queen lets investigate who awarded her the contract .. Wheres Boris ?

Referencing the Guardian story during an urgent question in the House of Commons, Ms Rayner said it appeared "tens of millions of pounds" from the money awarded to the company "ended up in offshore accounts connected to the individuals involved".

In response, Health Minister Neil O`Brien told MPs it had been widely reported PPE Medpro had an "underperforming contract" and the government could claim for damages, which can be followed by litigation if an agreement isn`t reached.

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Topic Originator: JTH123  
Date:   Thu 24 Nov 20:14

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Buspasspar, Thu 24 Nov 19:18

Never mind investigating the Bra Queen lets investigate who awarded her the contract .. Wheres Boris ?

Referencing the Guardian story during an urgent question in the House of Commons, Ms Rayner said it appeared "tens of millions of pounds" from the money awarded to the company "ended up in offshore accounts connected to the individuals involved".

In response, Health Minister Neil O`Brien told MPs it had been widely reported PPE Medpro had an "underperforming contract" and the government could claim for damages, which can be followed by litigation if an agreement isn`t reached.


Unless they just fold and disappear like snaw aff a dyke if the heat gets too much.
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Topic Originator: Murphy  
Date:   Sat 3 Dec 22:18

Mone referred PPE Medpro for the VIP lane 5 days before the company was even registered. Michael Gove has admitted receiving the call from her and passing the details on to the Civil Servants. Within weeks PPE Medpro received a £203 million contract despite clearly having no experience of providing PPE.

This is nothing but racketeering and is only the tip of the iceberg, they should all be in jail.

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Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Sun 4 Dec 04:31

Let’s hope she gets what’s coming to her?




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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: Milos Drizzle  
Date:   Sun 4 Dec 17:01

In this type of situation, who is to blame? Presumably the Government m, unless they were completely convinced of the ability of this new company. And as for the contract price being over-cooked, what should happen about that? If it was a genuine misjudgement, should the company obliged to refund the taxpayer to remove the grossly excess profits? Or is it a case of “buyer beware”, coupled with incompetence on the part of the government. Or maybe good old corruption??? Clearly there should be an enquiry into these and all the other dodgy PPE contracts. Quite sickening: really.

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Sun 4 Dec 18:47

Gove severely implicated, Good Law Project trying to get access to the messages exchanged on personal emails, Mone tried to bully her way in!
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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Sun 4 Dec 18:56

It`s a classic way of rewarding party donors at the taxpayers` expense made easier by claiming that an international shortage of PPE meant the normal strict procurement rules had to be relaxed to ensure we got supplies.

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Sun 4 Dec 19:01

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/michelle-mone-ppe-medpro-contracts-bullying-tory-peer-vb5gp2xtr
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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Sun 4 Dec 19:06

If anyone on this forum (apart from Baroness Davidson) did this they`d be up in court.
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Topic Originator: EastEndTales  
Date:   Sun 4 Dec 19:40

Tory rich wainker gets away with anything yet again.

Ep.17 of East End Tales is out now with Andrius Skerla

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1972630/15082607
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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: babs woodhouse  
Date:   Tue 6 Dec 11:59

Looking into it how did she accumulate her great wealth in the first place?
Was her bra company not struggling before she got into the lords
Think she has went full goblin mode somewhere along the line

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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Tue 6 Dec 12:59

From the Guardian:-

A spokesperson for Tory peer Lady Mone said:

With immediate effect, Baroness Mone will be taking a leave of absence from the House of Lords in order to clear her name of the allegations that have been unjustly levelled against her.

As PA Media reports, the leave of absence means Lady Mone will not attend sittings of the House, vote on any proceedings and will not be able to claim any allowance.

According to Hansard, Mone has only spoken in the Lords on five occasions since getting her peerage in 2015. She last voted in April.

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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Tue 6 Dec 14:49

Looks like she will be a big miss then wee eck

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Tue 6 Dec 16:03

Selling her yacht and London property, allegedly.
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Topic Originator: Parboiled  
Date:   Tue 6 Dec 16:42

A sentence I read yesterday “ Lady Bra faces being stripped of whip”

The mind doth boggle..

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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Tue 6 Dec 17:47

ooer mrs

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Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Tue 6 Dec 18:59

Hope her business goes tits up ?




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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Tue 6 Dec 19:27

...or bust!

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Tue 6 Dec 21:33

And so it continues, gonna be like a house of cards!🤞🙏

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/dec/06/revealed-second-firm-pushed-by-michelle-mone-was-secret-entity-of-husbands-office
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Tue 6 Dec 22:18

It will all come out eventually LA .. Custodial sentences for them all hopefully

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Topic Originator: Superally  
Date:   Wed 7 Dec 17:01

The lingerie baroness has been stripped of the whip.



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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Wed 7 Dec 17:11

That made me smile S`ally

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Wed 7 Dec 17:20

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Superally, Wed 7 Dec 17:01

The lingerie baroness has been stripped of the whip.


And she doesn`t have to declare financial interests because of that....Sunak is shocked!🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Thu 8 Dec 08:32

Rumoured to have taken a flight to Honduras in a private plane with her hubby.

Honduras has no extradition treaty.
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Topic Originator: red-star-par  
Date:   Thu 8 Dec 16:54

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LochgellyAlbert, Thu 8 Dec 08:32

Rumoured to have taken a flight to Honduras in a private plane with her hubby.

Honduras has no extradition treaty.


It does have plenty criminal organisations who could do us all a favour though
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Topic Originator: da_no_1  
Date:   Thu 8 Dec 20:17

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red-star-par, Thu 8 Dec 16:54

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LochgellyAlbert, Thu 8 Dec 08:32

Rumoured to have taken a flight to Honduras in a private plane with her hubby.

Honduras has no extradition treaty.


It does have plenty criminal organisations who could do us all a favour though


So now you are hoping she`s executed. Nice level-headed thinking

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Topic Originator: red-star-par  
Date:   Thu 8 Dec 21:10

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da_no_1, Thu 8 Dec 20:17

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red-star-par, Thu 8 Dec 16:54

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LochgellyAlbert, Thu 8 Dec 08:32

Rumoured to have taken a flight to Honduras in a private plane with her hubby.

Honduras has no extradition treaty.


It does have plenty criminal organisations who could do us all a favour though


So now you are hoping she`s executed. Nice level-headed thinking


To be honest, there are quite a few people whose demise I wouldn`t lose any sleep over. The world could do with a bit of a clean up
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Topic Originator: GG Riva  
Date:   Fri 9 Dec 08:30

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red-star-par, Thu 8 Dec 21:10

To be honest, there are quite a few people whose demise I wouldn`t lose any sleep over. The world could do with a bit of a clean up


While I`d never condone any kind of deliberate killing or execution, it`s hard to argue with red star`s sentiment.



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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Fri 9 Dec 09:58

Wait till she pays the money back first :-)

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Topic Originator: da_no_1  
Date:   Fri 9 Dec 22:46

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GG Riva, Fri 9 Dec 08:30

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red-star-par, Thu 8 Dec 21:10

To be honest, there are quite a few people whose demise I wouldn`t lose any sleep over. The world could do with a bit of a clean up


While I`d never condone any kind of deliberate killing or execution, it`s hard to argue with red star`s sentiment.


Wishing death on a fellow human being. Disappointed in you GG I have to say

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Topic Originator: GG Riva  
Date:   Sun 11 Dec 15:51

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da_no_1, Fri 9 Dec 22:46

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GG Riva, Fri 9 Dec 08:30

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red-star-par, Thu 8 Dec 21:10

To be honest, there are quite a few people whose demise I wouldn`t lose any sleep over. The world could do with a bit of a clean up


While I`d never condone any kind of deliberate killing or execution, it`s hard to argue with red star`s sentiment.


Wishing death on a fellow human being. Disappointed in you GG I have to say


Not wishing death on anyone, da. I`m just saying I understand where red star was coming from. e.g. I suspect none of us would shed a tear if Putin died in his sleep tonight.....

And that`s before we consider paedophiles, drug dealers, murderers etc. Would the world not be a better place if these people died before they had a chance to carry out their heinous crimes?

As an aside, I knew the man who murdered 16 P1 children and their teacher at Dunblane, before committing suicide. I`ve always been of the opinion that it would have been better if he`d turned the gun on himself first instead of taking the lives of these poor innocent kids.

Tell me that`s an evil thought.



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Topic Originator: da_no_1  
Date:   Tue 13 Dec 07:12

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GG Riva, Sun 11 Dec 15:51

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da_no_1, Fri 9 Dec 22:46

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GG Riva, Fri 9 Dec 08:30

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red-star-par, Thu 8 Dec 21:10

To be honest, there are quite a few people whose demise I wouldn`t lose any sleep over. The world could do with a bit of a clean up


While I`d never condone any kind of deliberate killing or execution, it`s hard to argue with red star`s sentiment.


Wishing death on a fellow human being. Disappointed in you GG I have to say


Not wishing death on anyone, da. I`m just saying I understand where red star was coming from. e.g. I suspect none of us would shed a tear if Putin died in his sleep tonight.....

And that`s before we consider paedophiles, drug dealers, murderers etc. Would the world not be a better place if these people died before they had a chance to carry out their heinous crimes?

As an aside, I knew the man who murdered 16 P1 children and their teacher at Dunblane, before committing suicide. I`ve always been of the opinion that it would have been better if he`d turned the gun on himself first instead of taking the lives of these poor innocent kids.

Tell me that`s an evil thought.


Only if you explain how thats even close to being one & the same

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Tue 13 Dec 14:20

So her husband has now declared his company bankrupt, causing panic amongst pension holders!
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Topic Originator: GG Riva  
Date:   Tue 13 Dec 18:41

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da_no_1, Tue 13 Dec 07:12

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GG Riva, Sun 11 Dec 15:51

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da_no_1, Fri 9 Dec 22:46

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GG Riva, Fri 9 Dec 08:30

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red-star-par, Thu 8 Dec 21:10

To be honest, there are quite a few people whose demise I wouldn`t lose any sleep over. The world could do with a bit of a clean up


While I`d never condone any kind of deliberate killing or execution, it`s hard to argue with red star`s sentiment.


Wishing death on a fellow human being. Disappointed in you GG I have to say


Not wishing death on anyone, da. I`m just saying I understand where red star was coming from. e.g. I suspect none of us would shed a tear if Putin died in his sleep tonight.....

And that`s before we consider paedophiles, drug dealers, murderers etc. Would the world not be a better place if these people died before they had a chance to carry out their heinous crimes?

As an aside, I knew the man who murdered 16 P1 children and their teacher at Dunblane, before committing suicide. I`ve always been of the opinion that it would have been better if he`d turned the gun on himself first instead of taking the lives of these poor innocent kids.

Tell me that`s an evil thought.


Only if you explain how thats even close to being one & the same


I don`t mind telling you you`ve lost me, da. Red Star said he wouldn`t lose any sleep over the death of some odious/evil individuals. You interpreted that as "wishing death" on these people. Only Red Star will know if that`s what he meant. I didn`t read it that way.

When a good person dies, we may feel sadness - an unpopular person dying may at best, produce indifference and at worst, outright glee. There was plenty of that on this forum when Margaret Thatcher went the way of all flesh.

Just because many posters were happy to see the back of Thatcher, doesn`t mean they were wishing death on her,



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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Thu 15 Dec 11:43

From Aunty :-

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-63977886

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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Mon 19 Dec 17:45

Being sued for £122m
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Mon 19 Dec 19:12

There is no danger that will be repaid jake .. her husband has already put the bankruptcy procedure in place and she will declare she has gone double D Bust



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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: Wotsit  
Date:   Tue 20 Dec 11:38

So let me get this straight: the government is suing a company that was recommended by the government to do a job that the government needed done?

Plus it was all above board and completely normal?


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Topic Originator: ipswichpar  
Date:   Tue 20 Dec 11:55

I think you`ve missed the bit that one of business` representatives was also in the House of Lords and was allegedly a bit aggressive and mean and got paid £29m after they delivered stuff that didn`t work.

Not of this is allegedly the government`s failing at all. Not one bit.
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Wed 21 Dec 08:26

From the papers :-

Mone, a former lingerie tycoon, looked relaxed in exclusive French ski resort Meribel, where she was staying at a hotel with suites costing up to £6,000 a night.

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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Wed 21 Dec 10:54

Yet she`ll remain in the House of the Lords where she`d get £300 a day if she actually ever showed up.
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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Fri 23 Dec 11:04

So slimey Gove has been cleared of any shady doings in another PPE case, this was rejected on appeal, after being found guilty last year!

Ah well, one law for us!🤔🤬

Apparently "not in the publics interest "
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Topic Originator: ipswichpar  
Date:   Fri 23 Dec 11:40

Don`t know what the problem is.....apparently our new ethics advisor

Reports direct to the PM
Went to Eton
Went to Oxford
Was an investment banker

We should be grateful someone of that calibre spends time making sure all the i`s are dotted and t`s are crossed.

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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Sat 24 Dec 08:32

From the F.T.


A company linked to the husband of Tory party peer Baroness Michelle Mone paid nearly £10mn for a townhouse in one of London’s most exclusive areas in late 2020, months after a medical goods supplier with connections to the couple won more than £200mn worth of government contracts.

A company called Chester Ventures, incorporated in the Isle of Man in early December 2020, paid £9.25mn for 4 Chester Square in Belgravia later that month, according to Land Registry documents.

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Thu 9 Feb 09:44

Sorry, it`s from the Sun!🤬

https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/scottish-news/7588218/michelle-mone-children-glasgow-properties-pandemic/
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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Thu 9 Feb 13:50

And so it starts, hopefully!🤔👍

https://nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/three-arrested-in-suspected-ppe-fraud-worth-millions
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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Thu 2 Mar 19:02

Ah well, whilst mortgage rates increase!


https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tory-peer-michelle-mone-jets-29349333
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Thu 2 Mar 20:10

Ye Ken LA there is not one iota of difference from the arrest attachment to the Mone attachment .. they should all be in gaol .. along with Boris,

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Topic Originator: Parboiled  
Date:   Fri 3 Mar 09:26

Buspasspar would love to seize her assets…

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Sun 20 Aug 21:56

Apparently photographed outside a top London restaurant yesterday!

How is she not in the jail?
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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Sun 20 Aug 21:59

Allegedly embezzle a few hundred thousand - police tents outside your house, 2 year long investigation, front page news.

Allegedly sell millions of pounds of useless PPE during a pandemic following a very sketchy procurement involving various MPs - enjoy a tour on your yacht.
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Topic Originator: Tenruh  
Date:   Mon 21 Aug 05:25

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jake89, Sun 20 Aug 21:59

Allegedly embezzle a few hundred thousand - police tents outside your house, 2 year long investigation, front page news.

Allegedly sell millions of pounds of useless PPE during a pandemic following a very sketchy procurement involving various MPs - enjoy a tour on your yacht.


At least her yacht is seaworthy.

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Mon 11 Sep 22:19

So Sunak has persuaded the Judiciary to not pursue the dodgy PPE contracts as it is not in the public interest!😡

Police will have to put their tents away!🤬🤬🤬
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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 07:31

Like it won`t be in the public interest to investigate how much his family has gained from government contracts.
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Topic Originator: DBP  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 08:10

I can’t believe that.

no independent judiciary would say that investigating the likelihood that the government fraudulently gave millions upon millions of pounds of tax payers money to friends and donors is not in the public interest…

Even more so if the person trying to get you stop is one of those embroiled in it
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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 09:40

I haven`t seen or heard any reports of this. I`m sure the Guardian would be all over it.

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 10:44

Good Law project all over it!
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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 10:53

Cheers, LA. Just checked it out; I see the GLP are planning a private prosecution if necessary.
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Topic Originator: The One Who Knocks  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 11:05

I went to the GLP website and looked back their News tab for the past three months and couldn`t see any stories about ppe? I did see their latest article from today about taking the Scottish Government to court though.

And although my eyes were open
They just might as well be closed
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Topic Originator: The One Who Knocks  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 11:11

Found it. It`s on their crowdfunding page. They want funds to perform a year long journalist led investigation even though they claim to have leaked documents which are damning against the government.

And although my eyes were open
They just might as well be closed
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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 11:16

It`s the headline on their home page!

`For most of us, the pandemic was a catastrophe. But for a lucky few – those with a line to a Government Minister – it was a gold rush. To benefit friends and donors Ministers set up what leaked internal documents brazenly referred to as a “VIP lane”. If a Minister referred you, you would get preferential treatment. Ministers claim the VIP lane was politically neutral – but every politician who made a successful referral into the VIP lane was a Tory. And the sums were enormous.

We spent £12.5bn on PPE – of which over £10bn has been written off. We are now having to spend billions storing – and incinerating – PPE that ought never to have been bought.

We do not know how much of that £12.5bn went to VIPs – leaked documents held by GLP reveal the official figures are just untrue. But we do know that significant sums were recycled in the form of political donations to the Conservative Party.

Where is the law in all of this?

Despite the fact that Government’s Counter Fraud Function found there was “a high risk of fraud in the procurement of PPE” we have yet to see a single prosecution. Instead, Ministers pile pressure on police forces to devote resources to minor offences, linked to poverty, like shoplifting.

Under explicit pressure from Rishi Sunak, judges have closed the door on legal challenges. They have said, remarkably, that there is no public interest in how public money gets spent. But we think there is.

Good Law Project holds huge amounts of never-before-published material relating to PPE contracts. It is possible we hold the only copy. We have heard from multiple sources of orders being given inside the Cabinet Office to destroy electronic pandemic data.

We anticipate a year-long, journalist-led, project on the misuse of public money, centred on the pandemic. But we need your help. Will you help us?`

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Topic Originator: The One Who Knocks  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 11:26

Why don`t they just publish these leaked documents especially if they are worried they hold the only copy?

And although my eyes were open
They just might as well be closed
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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 13:15

They are lawyers so I presume they know the best way to go about this. Just leaking documents isn`t going to hold anyone to account.

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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 15:04

They should all be in Gaol

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Topic Originator: The One Who Knocks  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 16:37

Yes Wee Eck bit perhaps this organisation, whose founder was a one time Labour party advisor, should spend the funds they have investigating the PPE contracts instead of taking the SNP led Scottish government to court over an unpublished climate impact report?

And although my eyes were open
They just might as well be closed
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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 17:30

This thread`s about Michelle Mone who is reckoned to be one of the main beneficiaries of the way the Westminster government awarded contracts for PPE. I`m not sure what the alleged suppression of a climate impact report by the Scottish government has to do with it but if the Good Law Project wants to pursue both these cases it`s up to them.

And what if the founder of the GLP was a former advisor to the Labour party? Should he be barred from holding politicians from other parties to account?

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Topic Originator: DBP  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 18:28

I think it’s as question about priorities …if there are limited funds to investigate, surely you go after the more material issue and don’t p*** your money away on something minor in comparison
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Topic Originator: JTH123  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 19:31

That`s the problem though isn`t it. It will clearly not be a government priority to expose how fraudulent the whole situation was.
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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Tue 12 Sep 19:37

The Good Law Project`s prosecution would be a private one to take the government out of the picture.

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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Mon 6 Nov 10:50

From today`s Guardian :-

`The Conservative peer Michelle Mone has acknowledged for the first time that she was involved with a company that was awarded government PPE contracts worth £200m during the Covid pandemic.

Lady Mone’s husband, Douglas Barrowman, has also acknowledged for the first time that he was involved in the company, PPE Medpro.

A representative of Barrowman told the Guardian that the Isle of Man-based businessman was an investor in PPE Medpro, and chaired and led the operation to supply personal protective equipment.

The admissions raise questions about years of denials from the couple. Until now, Mone and Barrowman have consistently and emphatically denied to the Guardian, via lawyers, that they were involved in the company.`

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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Tue 7 Nov 08:11

I expect she will return the ermine robe and repay all the money wee eck
She is a Baroness after all :-((

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Topic Originator: Tenruh  
Date:   Wed 8 Nov 14:09

https://www.facebook.com/100000244456124/posts/pfbid02LN9Z4FrpTpvSkoChMvgKaRaiDUggi9oQExA5p9btq82Tz4rhcj7fCVm5fNobhEcSl/
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Topic Originator: Wotsit  
Date:   Fri 17 Nov 08:37

She`d be locked up already if she was skint and overclaimed on benefits by £20.


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Topic Originator: Tenruh  
Date:   Sun 26 Nov 02:01

Maybe we should be proud of a wee Scottish lassie scamming the system?

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2023/nov/25/kings-estate-transfer-cash-ethical-funds-bona-vacantia-revelations

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Sun 26 Nov 09:24

Quote:

Tenruh, Sun 26 Nov 02:01

Maybe we should be proud of a wee Scottish lassie scamming the system?

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2023/nov/25/kings-estate-transfer-cash-ethical-funds-bona-vacantia-revelations


Charlie been caught out?

He also gets money from business bank accounts that are lying dormant!
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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Mon 4 Dec 17:52

Good to know that the government is going to get access to the bank accounts of benefit claimants.
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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Sat 9 Dec 11:53

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/true-figure-wasted-taxpayers-cash-31620443
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Mon 11 Dec 09:23

Michelle Mone says she "regrets" not being more transparent about her links with a company that had UK government contracts during the pandemic.

PPE Medpro is being sued by the UK government for £122m plus costs for "breach of contract and unjust enrichment".

It is also being investigated by the National Crime Agency (NCA).


David Cameron made Baroness Mone a Conservative peer in 2015. She has been on a leave of absence from the House of Lords since late last year.

The entrepreneur, who founded lingerie firm Ultimo, is being investigated by the House of Lords commissioner for standards.

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Mon 11 Dec 09:55

Documentary produced by PPE Medpro, how truthful can that be?🤔

She doesn`t even blush!💰💰💰🤬🤬🤬

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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Mon 11 Dec 11:49

`The Conservative peer has admitted making an "error" in her responses to press inquires, and has said that she regrets not initially telling the media of her involvement with the company.

She says she initially denied involvement due to legal advice.`


How many euphemisms for `lying` are there?

I liked this quote too :-

`In a separate interview with the Sunday Telegraph, she says "I am ashamed of being a Conservative peer given what this Government has done to us."`

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Mon 11 Dec 18:19

I think she has a lot of beans to spill, Slimey Gove must be kacking it!
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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Mon 11 Dec 19:33

I didn`t lie, I just failed to tell the truth.
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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Fri 15 Dec 09:32

Wonder if she will have an unfortunate accident soon?🤔💥♨️☣️
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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Sat 16 Dec 10:50

Seems she is starring on Kuennsberg`s show tomorrow morning along with her husband.

BBC moving into some tricky territory in the middle of a NCA investigation?
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Sat 16 Dec 11:02

Sounds like a get out clause to me L A :-((

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Sat 16 Dec 11:24

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Buspasspar, Sat 16 Dec 11:02

Sounds like a get out clause to me L A :-((


I`m sure Laura will grill them!🤔🤣🤣🤣
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Topic Originator: Andrew283  
Date:   Sat 16 Dec 11:30

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LochgellyAlbert, Sat 16 Dec 10:50

Seems she is starring on Kuennsberg`s show tomorrow morning along with her husband.

BBC moving into some tricky territory in the middle of a NCA investigation?


Not a clue how she managed to get herself a show.... Charlatan
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Topic Originator: moviescot  
Date:   Sat 16 Dec 15:09

Kuennsberg. Worst reporter on BBC and that`s some achievement
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Topic Originator: P  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 10:07

Prince Andrew levels of a car crash interview - and yet she didn’t even bother to ask about the product being shonky af

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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 10:07

Well there ye go .. Maybe they should use some of the 60 million profit to buy Doug a bigger shirt :-

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-67736860

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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 12:12

It looks like he`s got a big chunk of the £60m stuffed down there, Bpp!

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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 14:42

Made me laugh wee eck

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Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 18:13

What a pair of pathetic, lying, manipulative b’stds




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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 18:28

Hold on Raymie .. this is what happens to the Rich and Privileged .. at least I think thats what they said .. Gaol both the Horrid pair

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Topic Originator: Parboiled  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 18:42

“There are few more impressive sights in the world than….”

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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 19:10

A Scotsman on the make :-)

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Topic Originator: pacifist  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 19:57

Mone, under investigation by the house of lords because she didnt register an interest. She said she only needs to register an interest if there was personal gain.

She said today there was personal game. The trifling amount of £60 million in a trust fund for her and her kids. The profits from the £200 million deal that the company she was involved in but said she wasnt.

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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 19:58

Scotland obviously wasn`t big enough to satisfy her brand of enterprise.

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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 20:29

Didn`t Mone claim she`d leave Scotland if it went independent...then left anyway? She`s faker than her body.
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Topic Originator: Parboiled  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 20:34

A lot of luvvie Scots screech about Indy…but not only do they not live here they wouldn’t dream of doing so Indy or no!

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Topic Originator: Parboiled  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 20:52

She’s had a a lot of work done right enough. Her face is pulled so tight if she walked past a drum kit the sticks would rattle..lips like bike tyres as well.
That’s just from the neck up, Lord knows what what else lurks down below that



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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Sun 17 Dec 21:07

Aye the tears run doon her back .. I`ll leave it to you parboiled to explore the nether regions



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Topic Originator: GG Riva  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 13:37

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pacifist, Sun 17 Dec 19:57

Mone, under investigation by the house of lords because she didnt register an interest. She said she only needs to register an interest if there was personal gain.

She said today there was personal game. The trifling amount of £60 million in a trust fund for her and her kids. The profits from the £200 million deal that the company she was involved in but said she wasnt.


Assuming that £60m has been wisely invested ( it`d be rather bulky to stuff under a mattress), how much annual interest will it be accruing? Probably far more than any of us could extravagantly spend. And to think it`s taxpayers` money - makes my blood boil.



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Topic Originator: red-star-par  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 14:25

It`s really just pure corruption and theft of our money. The worst thing is, this is probably the tip of the iceberg, there should be a full investigation into how much of our money has founds its way into the off shore accounts of the tories and their cronies.

They should be hanging from the lamp posts
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 14:49

Agree with GG and RSP It is theft and corruption at the highest level

They should all be in Gaol

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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 15:04

They are all falling out now. She is implicating Gove and saying Sunak knew about her links to PPE Medro.

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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 15:37

From Aunty :-


Asked if Baroness Mone should be expelled from the Lords, Sir Keir said: "I don`t think she should be in the Lords. I think the government should be held to account for this."

Speaking on a hospital visit in Leeds, the Labour leader called for the government to make a statement in the House of Commons on the issue.

He told reporters the government had "serious questions" to answer, including who started the conversations with Baroness Mone in the first place.

Earlier, Energy Efficiency Minister Lord Callanan said he hoped Baroness Mone would "see sense" and "would not be coming back to the House of Lords".

"I think she should have declared her involvement in that in the House of Lords register, and there is guidance available for that," he told Sky News.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said the government was taking the issue "incredibly seriously" and was pursuing legal action against PPE Medpro.

However, he refused to comment further, citing the ongoing criminal investigation.

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Topic Originator: DBP  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 15:58

I’m sure she’ll get a nice payoff to fall on her sword and make all this noise go away and never reach the real money men
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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 16:03

Slimey Gove in the frame, is he going to be the fall guy?
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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 16:59

From the Guardian -

`There has been some confusion today about whether or not Michelle Mone is still a Conservative party peer. The Tories say she is not even a party member. But the House of Lords website does list Mone as a Conservative peer.`

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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 17:18

Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert
Date: Mon 18 Dec 16:03

Slimey Gove in the frame, is he going to be the fall guy?


I think the Gove Puppet had a wee crush on her LA :-))

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Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 18:22

She’s tweeted that Sunak should come clean re Moderna

All the pigs in the trough. Doesn’t lessen what you did though.

Horrible and plastic coo




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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 18:27

Did Sunak not sign the cheques?🤔🐽🐷🐖🐽🐽🐽
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Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 18:31

https://x.com/michellemone/status/1736780339329048608?s=46




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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 18:41

There ye go Raymie :-

https://x.com/michellemone/status/1736780339329048608?s=46



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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 19:36

Get the Kettle on and the Popcorn out :-

Asked about her admission she did not tell the truth about her links to the company, Mr Sunak said: "The government takes these things incredibly seriously, which is why we`re pursuing legal action against the company concerned in these matters."

"But it is also subject to an ongoing criminal investigation. And because of that, there`s not much further that I can add," he told reporters on a visit to Scotland.

Responding to Mr Sunak`s comments on X, Baroness Mone said: "What is @RishiSunak talking about?

"I was honest with the Cabinet Office, the government and the NHS in my dealings with them.

"They all knew about my involvement from the very beginning."

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Mon 18 Dec 20:02

The straw that broke the camels back?🤔💰🙏🙏🙏
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Tue 19 Dec 09:10

Michael Gove is likely to be called to give evidence to the Covid inquiry over his role in the Baroness Mone controversy, i understands.

Lady Hallett’s inquiry into the pandemic is expected to call up a number of current and former ministers involved in government contracts for PPE at the height of the pandemic, including the then Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Mr Gove.

The inquiry is to begin investigating the issue of PPE procurement, and the extent to which there was a special fast-track for companies with links to the Government, in spring next year.

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Topic Originator: Parboiled  
Date:   Tue 19 Dec 13:18

If only all those Scots politicians exported down south were as honest and principled as those up here …

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Topic Originator: DBP  
Date:   Tue 19 Dec 13:33

Agreed, we’d all be hundreds of millions of pounds better off - even if they all watched sky sports using work wifi
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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Tue 19 Dec 13:41

Everybody enjoys a game of `Pass the parcel` at Christmas time.

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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Tue 19 Dec 14:20

Allegedly steal £600k from your members - Get an interview with the police, a 2 year police investigation, tents outside your house, media circus.

Allegedly steal 100x that from the taxpayer - Get a nice interview with Laura K from the BBC
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Topic Originator: parsfan  
Date:   Tue 19 Dec 14:29

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jake89, Tue 19 Dec 14:20

Allegedly steal £600k from your members - Get an interview with the police, a 2 year police investigation, tents outside your house, media circus.

Allegedly steal 100x that from the taxpayer - Get a nice interview with Laura K from the BBC


You forgot getting arrested.

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Topic Originator: Bandy  
Date:   Tue 19 Dec 14:57

Much as I dislike Mone, she`s played an absolute blinder to embarrass the government today.

Lord Bethell (who was a Health minister during the pandemic) shared a text message from 2020 between himself and Mone claiming that she never disclosed her interest in PPE Medpro to him.

Problem is that he also told the Coivd inquiry that he gave his phone to a family member after the pandemic in March 2021 and therefore could not recover any texts/WhatsApps from before that date...

Perjury anyone?

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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Tue 19 Dec 17:19

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Bandy, Tue 19 Dec 14:57

Much as I dislike Mone, she`s played an absolute blinder to embarrass the government today.

Lord Bethell (who was a Health minister during the pandemic) shared a text message from 2020 between himself and Mone claiming that she never disclosed her interest in PPE Medpro to him.

Problem is that he also told the Coivd inquiry that he gave his phone to a family member after the pandemic in March 2021 and therefore could not recover any texts/WhatsApps from before that date...

Perjury anyone?


Which wouldn`t be true as your WhatsApp log is attached to your profile rather than your phone. Presumably he claimed he turned off the backup feature but has now found it?
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Topic Originator: Bandy  
Date:   Wed 20 Dec 10:59

Think it was SMS rather than WhatsApp - but the point remains. He claims not to have been able to access his messages, but now seems to have found them.

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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Wed 20 Dec 15:05

Today`s development per the Guardian:-

Michelle Mone is facing legal action following her admission that she lied to the media over her links to a PPE firm that won controversial government contracts during Covid. The businesswoman and peer told the BBC at the weekend that she repeatedly denied being connected to PPE Medpro because she wanted to protect her family from press attention and she declared: “That’s not a crime.”

But several news organisations incurred costs of their own responding to the letters from lawyers acting on behalf of Mone who were threatening libel action and one of them, the New European, has said it will go to court next year to try to recover the money it was obliged to spend as a consequence of her lies. Matt Kelly, the paper’s editor-in-chief, said:

`We were forced to spend several thousand pounds of costs in legal fees responding to her mendacious threats. We want our money back. More than that, we want to establish a future deterrent against wealthy individuals willing to lie to stymie honest reporting. We look forward to seeing Mone in court in the new year.`

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Topic Originator: MikeyLeonard  
Date:   Wed 20 Dec 15:25

Pot crying the kettle black there.

Imagine a newspaper/media outlet whinging to us about someone telling lies.
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Topic Originator: Tenruh  
Date:   Tue 26 Dec 07:00

Some girls have all the luck


https://wingsoverscotland.com/crimes-and-punishment/

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2023/dec/19/revealed-journalist-behind-michelle-mone-film-also-worked-as-private-investigator-on-her-behalf

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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Tue 26 Dec 10:04

They both should be in gaol :-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3e0I8BcP4mc

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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Mon 1 Jan 19:10

Interesting ! from Aunty :-

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-67857460

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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Mon 1 Jan 19:49

Scapegoat my backside. Whoever is advising her needs to tell her to shut up on social media. She`s digging her own grave. Should be a story about her husband coming out this week. He`s about as clean as week old pants.
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Tue 2 Jan 08:33

Correct wee eck .. Is the husband story different to the one 2 posts above yours ?

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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Tue 2 Jan 08:45

I think you`re giving me credit I`m not due, Bpp!
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Topic Originator: GG Riva  
Date:   Wed 3 Jan 20:41

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/michelle-mone-to-sell-luxury-houses-jet-and-superyacht-5dqchkvqh



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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Sun 14 Jan 10:52

Ordered a new yacht, to be launched 2025 @£50m!
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Topic Originator: DBP  
Date:   Sun 14 Jan 11:10

Nice to know she’s putting our money to good use!
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Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Sun 14 Jan 17:46

https://x.com/danneidle/status/1746483181472104920?s=46[\url]




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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Sun 14 Jan 18:35

https://x.com/danneidle/status/1746483181472104920?s=46

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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Sun 14 Jan 18:36

Gaol the B@stards

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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Sun 14 Jan 20:42

Nothing will happen though. We live in a country where:

Fiddling your leccy
Not paying a TV licence
Shoplifting

Result in jail sentences in certain circumstances yet tax fraud and deception seem to be ignored. Can`t jail the rich, can we? And I don`t mean the rich earning £100k+ p/a. It`s nothing new, the only difference is it`s reported more.
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Thu 18 Jan 16:02

As Jimmy Cricket said .. C`mere There`s More :-

The husband of Tory peer Michelle Mone is connected to a company that tax experts say should be investigated for fraud, BBC Newsnight has found.

Doug Barrowman has previously denied involvement in Vanquish Options, a firm that falsely claimed customers could write off money owed to the government.

But BBC News has identified Vanquish bosses with links to Mr Barrowman and seen emails sent by Vanquish from the same IP address as his Isle of Man HQ.
Mr Barrowman has denied any wrongdoing.

Tax experts suggest there are grounds to open a criminal investigation into Vanquish Options.

One of Mr Barrowman`s firms, PPE MedPro, is already being investigated by the National Crime Agency over contracts worth more than £200m to supply PPE to the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Thu 18 Jan 17:50

Very slow in any action against these shisters, any where else would have tents up in the front garden!
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Thu 18 Jan 18:07

No No LA .. Cruella banned tents did she not .. :-o))

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Thu 18 Jan 21:37

So Barrowman donated £200K to the Conservative Party, that`ll be OK then!
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Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Thu 18 Jan 23:04

£69000000 - £200000 = £68800000

Still a tidy return for a couple of phone calls to China for blue bin bags




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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: Jeffery  
Date:   Fri 19 Jan 00:01

BBC finally picking up the information Dan Neidle posted on Sunday today.

Barrowman and Mone seem like thoroughly dislikeable people but they are part of an elite who are almost all the same.

Not sure why but it got me thinking of when it turned out Sunak owned shares (indirectly he said...) in Moderna who just happened to be awarded the vaccination contracts.

So much insider trading, scratching of backs, and lining of pockets.
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Sat 20 Jan 08:33

From Aunty :-


A former lawyer for Baroness Mone has apologised to the BBC for false statements he made about money her husband, Doug Barrowman, gave to the Conservative Party.

Lawyer Jonathan Coad told BBC News in December 2020 that Mr Barrowman had no ownership role with a firm that has donated more than £150,000 to the Tories since 2017.

But evidence has since emerged that suggests that was not the case.
Mr Barrowman has declined to comment.

Mr Coad has already apologised for misleading journalists about Baroness Mone`s links to PPE Medpro, which is being sued by the government for supplying medical equipment worth £122m that has never been used.

PPE Medpro is defending the claim.

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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Fri 26 Jan 08:33


From the F.T. :-

About £75mn of assets linked to Conservative peer Michelle Mone and her husband have been frozen or restrained by court order as the pair face a National Crime Agency investigation into alleged PPE fraud.

The court order seen by the Financial Times covers assets including a six-bedroom Belgravia townhouse, a country estate on the Isle of Man, and 15 accounts at Coutts, C Hoare & Co and Goldman Sachs International.

The December restraint order blocks Mone and her Isle of Man-based financier husband, Douglas Barrowman, from selling some of the assets and places restrictions on others.

The order was consented to by Mone and Barrowman and followed an application by the Crown Prosecution Service under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Fri 26 Jan 10:53

What about the hidden assets?

I believe her children got a wad of cash!🤔💰💰💰
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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Fri 26 Jan 15:55

Apparently David Mundell, former Tory Scottish Secretary, wasn`t happy with her appointment to the Lords as the Scotland Office had not been consulted as was normally the case. A lot of Scottish business people were unhappy with the appointment as they did not consider her a `substantial businesswoman` but PM David Cameron, who considered her a `leading entrepreneur`, ignored all objections.
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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Fri 26 Jan 17:26

Mone isn`t even the biggest entrepreneur in Glasgow let alone Scotland! She`s a self promoting fantasist who, whilst modestly successful, hasn`t achieved much of note.

Her social media posts suggest she`s quite chaotic, verging on unhinged.
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Fri 26 Jan 19:18

Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert
Date: Fri 26 Jan 10:53

What about the hidden assets?


Tucked intae her double D cups LA

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Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Fri 26 Jan 19:38

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wee eck, Fri 26 Jan 15:55

Apparently David Mundell, former Tory Scottish Secretary, wasn`t happy with her appointment to the Lords as the Scotland Office had not been consulted as was normally the case. A lot of Scottish business people were unhappy with the appointment as they did not consider her a `substantial businesswoman` but PM David Cameron, who considered her a `leading entrepreneur`, ignored all objections.


Is that a euphemism for “good shag” ?




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Topic Originator: Tenruh  
Date:   Sat 27 Jan 05:23

Word on the street is a few in the nuSNP would like to go into the house of Lords .
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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Sat 27 Jan 12:15

I heard the entire Alba party aspires to be in the Lords.
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Topic Originator: Tenruh  
Date:   Sat 27 Jan 16:22

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jake89, Sat 27 Jan 12:15

I heard the entire Alba party aspires to be in the Lords.


Show me the proof ?

https://wingsoverscotland.com/the-changing-times/
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Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Sat 27 Jan 17:27

DRoss will surely be enobled, will give him another income!💰💰💰
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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Sat 27 Jan 18:05

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Tenruh, Sat 27 Jan 16:22

Quote:

jake89, Sat 27 Jan 12:15

I heard the entire Alba party aspires to be in the Lords.


Show me the proof ?

https://wingsoverscotland.com/the-changing-times/


You show the proof. That article says the opposite of your suggestion.
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Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Sat 27 Jan 20:09

https://amp.theguardian.com/uk-news/2024/jan/26/michelle-mone-former-lawyer-says-he-wants-apology-damage-to-reputation[\url]




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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Sat 27 Jan 21:00

https://amp.theguardian.com/uk-news/2024/jan/26/michelle-mone-former-lawyer-says-he-wants-apology-damage-to-reputation

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Topic Originator: Tenruh  
Date:   Sun 28 Jan 06:46

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jake89, Sat 27 Jan 18:05

Quote:

Tenruh, Sat 27 Jan 16:22

Quote:

jake89, Sat 27 Jan 12:15

I heard the entire Alba party aspires to be in the Lords.


Show me the proof ?

https://wingsoverscotland.com/the-changing-times/


You show the proof. That article says the opposite of your suggestion.


Get along to SPECSAVERS
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Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Sun 28 Jan 08:31

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Tenruh, Sun 28 Jan 06:46

Quote:

jake89, Sat 27 Jan 18:05

Quote:

Tenruh, Sat 27 Jan 16:22

Quote:

jake89, Sat 27 Jan 12:15

I heard the entire Alba party aspires to be in the Lords.


Show me the proof ?

https://wingsoverscotland.com/the-changing-times/


You show the proof. That article says the opposite of your suggestion.


Get along to SPECSAVERS



“had no discussions and am not seeking to go to the Lords” 🤦‍♂️

What he was discussing was the reform of the HoL and that being of potential interest. What helps is when you read the FULL story rather than picking out the bits that suit your own narrative.

It would be like me claiming Alba are Thatcherites because Hanvey enjoys quoting her.
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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Wed 31 Jan 08:28

Bra tycoon Michelle Mone did not join her husband Doug Barrowman, 58, in court, with the entrepreneur and six co-defendants on trial in Spain in a £5million embezzlement case

The wealthy husband of Baroness Mone went on trial for tax fraud yesterday after failing to get the case thrown out.

Doug Barrowman and six co-defendants are on trial in Spain in a £5m embezzlement case.

Bra tycoon Michelle Mone was not with her 58-year-old husband in court, who faces five and a half years in jail if found guilty.

The pair are separately under investigation for fraud by the National Crime Agency for their part in a £200m “VIP lane” PPE deal first exposed by the Mirror.

Around £75m of their assets have been frozen by court order but the pair deny all wrongdoing.

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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Fri 1 Mar 14:25

Good to see she`s still spending our money with a horse running in the Grand National!🤔🤬🤬🤬

Where's those blue tents?💰💰💰💰

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 Re: Mone
Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Tue 12 Mar 18:23

And another one appears!🤔💰💰💰


https://goodlawproject.org/the-tories-bought-40m-of-useless-ppe-through-a-pub/?utm_source=twitter_jo&utm_campaign=glp_post_vipfiles&utm_medium=jo&utm_content=12-03-2024
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Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Wed 12 Jun 17:24

Just Gaol the lot of them :-


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/c4nnq8q5depo

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Topic Originator: The One Who Knocks  
Date:   Wed 12 Jun 23:28

Three years after the investigation began charges are made in the midst of a general election campaign. Of course that`s just the way these things work out sometimes.

And although my eyes were open
They just might as well be closed
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Topic Originator: The One Who Knocks  
Date:   Wed 12 Jun 23:28

Three years after the investigation began charges are made in the midst of a general election campaign. Of course that`s just the way these things work out sometimes.

And although my eyes were open
They just might as well be closed
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Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Wed 12 Jun 23:40

Do you think that will be detrimental to the Tories` campaign? 😂😂😂
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Topic Originator: The One Who Knocks  
Date:   Wed 12 Jun 23:42

It`ll hardly help but people have already baked that into their opinions already so it`s not going to alter any result.

And although my eyes were open
They just might as well be closed
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