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Mr Gavin Shuker Excerpts
Wednesday 25th September 2019

(10 months, 3 weeks ago)

Commons Chamber
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Matt Warman Portrait Matt Warman - Hansard
25 Sep 2019, 1:46 p.m.

I have said that, and I am happy to say again that there was no undue lobbying to the best of my knowledge. As I have said, we are having a review and we will make that public, but I think that the hon. Gentleman’s attempt to broaden the scope of this will not change the fact that there is no evidence whatsoever that the Prime Minister sought to do anything improper.

Mr Gavin Shuker (Luton South) (Ind) Parliament Live - Hansard
25 Sep 2019, 1:46 p.m.

Has this company, or its directors, applied for any other Government funds? If so, over what period, and successfully or unsuccessfully?

Matt Warman Portrait Matt Warman - Parliament Live - Hansard
25 Sep 2019, 1:46 p.m.

The two other companies that are related to Miss Arcuri have not made any applications whatsoever to this Department. Of course we will be double-checking that as part of the review, and I am sure that the review will also look at other Departments, but, as I have said, this is a process that is scrupulous, transparent, and rigorous in its independence, whichever company is in receipt of Government money.