Richard Desmond

Recorded before Rebecca Long-Bailey’s sacking, Labour’s shadow culture secretary Jo Stevens joins Arj Singh, Paul Waugh and Rachel Wearmouth to discuss the lockdown easing and what it could mean for the country next, as well as whether Robert Jenrick can remain in position following his controversial intervention in a planning decision involving Tory donor Richard Desmond.
The housing secretary should take a deep breath and resign, Rushanara Ali writes.
Everything you need to know on the row concerning the housing secretary, Tory donor Richard Desmond and a £1bn development in Tower Hamlets.
Nadhim Zahawi was asked how ordinary people could secure the same access as billionaire donor Richard Desmond.
One officer said "we don’t have time for that", documents reveal. The reason for the rush? To save Richard Desmond up to £50m in tax.
As laws give way to Cummings-style instincts, can No.10’s pirate crew navigate safe passage?
Documents state minister was “insistent” scheme was pushed through before a new levy would cost Richard Desmond-backed project millions of pounds.
Labour plans to force housing secretary to release papers on Richard Desmond's Westferry Printworks Development.
Housing secretary defends decision to approve party donor's £1bn housing scheme, as Labour accuses him of being caught up in "cash for favours" row.
A junior minister was sent to face MPs instead of the housing secretary. Desmond donated £12,000 to the Conservatives after his firm's project was "unlawfully" approved.