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It Appears That Chuka Umunna Is Being Funded By One Of The Tories' Biggest Donors

Exc: BuzzFeed News understands that Umunna is being funded by Jeremy Isaacs, a City banker who has given over £500,000 to the Tories since 2006.

Solomon Hughes • 5 months ago

Toby Young Has Lost Another Job In Education

Exclusive: The University of Buckingham wrote to Young this week to tell him that he no longer held a post as a Visiting Fellow.

Solomon Hughes • One year ago

A Chain Of Private Psychiatric Hospitals Has Been Accused Of Failing Vulnerable Young Patients

The Cygnet Health Care chain of hospitals has been found to have taken inadequate steps to ensure a safe and satisfactory environment by official inspection reports. These parents agree something is wrong.

Patrick Smith • One year ago

A Think Tank Is Charging Thousands To Organise “Behind Closed Doors” Meetings Between Ministers And Private Companies

Reform has dismissed suggestions that its events amount to cash for access, but opposition MPs and campaigners are demanding more transparency.

Solomon Hughes • One year ago

Sports Direct Agency Transline Hit With £370,000 Bill Over Tax Avoidance Scheme

HM Revenue and Customs claimed "investments in film partnerships" were actually a tax avoidance scheme, BuzzFeed News can reveal.

Solomon Hughes • 2 years ago

Major Tory Donor's Oil Company Linked To Syria Bribery Allegations

"The prime minister must be able show that these donations are beyond reproach," Labour told BuzzFeed News.

Solomon Hughes • 3 years ago

Andrew Lansley Takes Job With Firm That Promotes NHS Privatisation

The former health secretary has been cleared to advise Bain & Company, shortly after being appointed to the House of Lords.

Solomon Hughes • 3 years ago

Former Tory Donor Gave Yvette Cooper £75,000 Donation

Businessman Peter Hearn has handed over £75,000 to support Cooper's bid for the leadership.

Solomon Hughes • 4 years ago

Liz Kendall's Labour Campaign Is Being Funded By Blairite Corporate Lobbyists

The party leadership contender is being funded by the head of Portland Communications, among others.

Solomon Hughes • 4 years ago

"Disrepair" And "Overpowering Smell Of Urine" At Care Home Owned By Millionaire Tory Donor's Firm

Care inspectors have found two care homes run by the family firm of Lord Popat were "unsafe".

Solomon Hughes • 4 years ago

Meet The Most Powerful Court You've Never Heard Of

The London Court of International Arbitration is a private enterprise with increasing influence over the public sector. BuzzFeed News explains how a new transatlantic trade treaty, TTIP, could give this secretive body huge powers over government spending.

Solomon Hughes • 4 years ago

A Major UKIP Donor Is Also Bankrolling Michael Gove's Re-Election Campaign

Robin Birley has just given £25,000 to UKIP but is also helping to pay for Michael Gove's re-election campaign, BuzzFeed News has learned.

Jim Waterson • 4 years ago
Alan White • 4 years ago

Private Health Firm Hired Two Senior NHS Staff Before Winning A £350 Million Contract

Concerns have also been raised that the scanning services contract gives Alliance Medical too much control of the market.

Solomon Hughes • 4 years ago

NHS Contract Awarded To Private Firm Despite Rival Bid Being "£7 Million Cheaper"

Private company Alliance Medical beat an NHS bid to win a contract to provide cancer scan services across the North West of England. Conservative MP Malcolm Rifkind sits on the board of the private bidder.

Solomon Hughes • 4 years ago

Minister Received Grand Prix Tickets Worth £2,000 After F1 Push

Maria Miller, the former culture secretary, received a free trip to the British Grand Prix after pushing through proposal for a London Formula 1 race.

Solomon Hughes • 4 years ago

Tory MP Earns £1,000 An Hour Helping Oligarchs To Buy London Homes

Sir Tony Baldry has taken a job with Werner Capital, who advise wealthy foreigners on how to invest in the London property market.

Solomon Hughes • 5 years ago