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BBC Chairman Slammed By MPs Over Role In Boris Johnson Loan

Huffington Post 07 Feb 2023
Under-fire BBC chairman Richard Sharp has denied giving Boris Johnson financial advice after MPs criticised his role in facilitating an £800,000 loan for the former prime minister ... Questioning BBC Chair, Richard Sharp, over allegations he helped to sort a guarantor for an £800k loan to the then Prime Minister, Boris Johnson MP.
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BBC chairman Richard Sharp denies helping Boris Johnson secure a £800,000 loan before the former ...

The Daily Mail 07 Feb 2023
BBC chairman Richard Sharp has denied facilitating a loan of up to £800,000 for Boris Johnson before the then-prime minister backed his appointment to lead the broadcaster ... Mr Sharp admitted that he went to see Mr Johnson to discuss the BBC chairmanship before he applied, but insisted their relationship was 'broadly professional'.
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Manchester City hire top lawyer Lord Pannick – who advised Boris Johnson over the Partygate ...

The Daily Mail 07 Feb 2023
Manchester City's defence team to fight the explosive Premier League charges will be led by a renowned barrister who has advised former prime minister Boris Johnson over the Partygate inquiry ... One of the most high-profile barristers in the country, Pannick also defeated Johnson's ...
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Liz Truss joins Boris Johnson on the comeback trail hoping 'uninspiring' Sunak slips up

The National 07 Feb 2023
Theresa May has a lot to answer for. Not least, it seems, the decision by Liz Truss to climb back on the political stage ... In fact, Truss desires more ... Among the many flaws in Truss’s plan for herself, however, is the looming presence of Boris Johnson ... Among the many flaws in Truss’s plan for herself, however, is the looming presence of Boris Johnson.
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Shameless Boris Johnson and Liz Truss must take blame for 'chaos' says ex-Tory leader

The Mirror 07 Feb 2023
Former Conservative leader William Hague slammed remorseless ex-PMs Boris Johnson and Liz Truss for failing accept responsibility for their disastrous stints in Downing Street ... .
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BBC chair Richard Sharp denies role in loan for Boris Johnson before appointment

London Evening Standard 07 Feb 2023
Mr Sharp insisted he acted ‘in good faith’ as a ‘go-between’ for Mr Johnson’s cousin Sam Blyth and the Cabinet Secretary ... .
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Boris Johnson's decision to hand top BBC job to pal was 'a bit banana republic', ...

The Mirror 07 Feb 2023
Tory donor Richard Sharp is accused of helping Boris Johnson secure a loan of up to �800,000 before the then-prime minister backed his appointment to lead the BBC ... .
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BBC chair under fresh fire over Boris Johnson loan claims

Financial Times 07 Feb 2023
Cross-party MPs criticise Richard Sharp over his contact with a businessman who wanted to assist the former PM financially ....
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Boris Johnson's ancestor did not have syphilis, new scans show

The Daily Telegraph 07 Feb 2023
The body of Anna Catharina Bischoff - the great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandmother of the former prime minister - was uncovered in Switzerland in 1975 during renovations on Basel’s Barfusser Church ... The team said they could not detect any molecular signs of syphilis bacteria in the scans.Possible misdiagnosis ... .
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Four things we learned from Richard Sharp's BBC grilling

The Spectator 07 Feb 2023
It was a difficult session for Sharp as the panel chose to focus on reports that he helped Boris Johnson secure a loan, weeks before the then-prime minister recommended him for the role ... Boris Johnson has said he is ‘ding dang sure’ that Sharp did not give him advice about his finances – and the former Goldman banker concurred in his evidence today.
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BBC defends Rachel Johnson appearance on Sunday With Laura Kuenssberg after backlash over ‘impartiality’

Metro UK 07 Feb 2023
Boris Johnson’s sister did no go down well on Sunday With Laura Kuenssberg (Picture ... The BBC has hit back at complaints over Rachel Johnson’s appearance on Sunday With Laura Kuenssberg, given that she’s the sister of former Prime Minister Boris Johnson ... Johnson appointed BBC chair ...
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BBC licence fee is ‘regressive’ and unfairly penalises women, corporation chairman admits as he says ...

The Daily Mail 07 Feb 2023
He was there to answer questions about whether he helped facilitate a loan for Boris Johnson before the then Prime Minister backed his appointment to the BBC ... RELATED ARTICLES ... BBC chairman Richard Sharp denies helping Boris Johnson... .
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Greg Hands replaces Nadhim Zahawi as Tory chairman: Rishi Sunak installs Tesco Meal Deal-loving multi-lingual ...

The Daily Mail 07 Feb 2023
Rishi Sunak unveiled a Boris Johnson critic and Remainer as Tory chairman today as he finally replaced Nadhim Zahawi ... More recently he also clashed with Boris Johnson over the proposed third runway at Heathrow ... Since then he has been a trade minister under Boris Johnson, Liz Truss and Mr Sunak.

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