NHS Test and Trace
John Fuller, a senior Tory council leader, has come under fire for claiming the £500 payment could encourage people to catch Covid-19.
Research shows working class men, young people and parents of young children less likely to isolate.
Controversial service is looking for someone who can "see the big picture".
Minister Julia Lopez vows to look into Labour claims that the government "appears to have outsourced itself".
Critics say small print in contracts worth £323m shows firm is "marking its own homework" and civil service impartiality is being undermined.
No.10 lists vaccination rollout, testing and Dexamethasone as success stories, but resists calls for immediate inquiry into 126,000 deaths.
Exclusive: The Department of Health and Social Care said releasing the information would "exceed the appropriate cost limit" of £600.
Withering report by Commons Public Accounts Committee slams ministers for treating taxpayers ‘like cash machines’
Taxpayers' money has been lavished on questionable PPE contracts, Brexit preparations and other "vanity projects".
Controversial service to get a further £15bn on top of £22bn given so far.