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High Court: Govt broke law over COVID contracts

Sky, 10 Jun 2021
The government broke the law by handing a coronavirus contract to an associate of ministers and the prime minister's former chief aide, a judge has ruled.

In a judgment on Wednesday, the High Court deemed the awarding of the £560,000 arrangement to communications agency Public First, which has connections with cabinet minister Michael Gove and Dominic Cummings, was 'unlawful'.

The case also concluded that there was 'an apparent bias' surrounding the deal.

Sky News Kate McCann has more.

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