It seems that a number of Tory politician and party supporters have done well out of the coranavirus as they are linked with firms that have been awarded contracts to combat it
The political communications company behind the Conservative party’s controversial 2019 digital campaign strategy received a £3m government contract to work on Covid-19 messaging without a competitive tender and is negotiating with the Cabinet Office for more work, the Guardian and openDemocracy can reveal.
Topham Guerin, founded in 2016 by two young New Zealanders, Sean Topham and Ben Guerin, specialises in producing images and videos for social media and has worked for a number of rightwing political parties.
It was behind two Tory election campaign stunts that attracted widespread criticism: renaming the official Conservative party Twitter account “factcheckUK” during the leaders’ debate, and setting up a website presented as Labour’s manifesto.
An investigation by the Guardian and openDemocracy found that on 17 March, shortly before the UK went into lockdown, Topham Guerin was contracted by the Cabinet Office to work on the government’s public communications.
A Welsh Conservative MP is being paid £15,000 a year to advise a company producing coronavirus tests for the UK Government.
I imagine the list is so huge it would fill pages
Of course there may be nothing illegal in this Cronyism is not a crime and under capitalism UK companies and indeed foreign ones have more link with the Tory party especially when they are in government
However ow contracts are awarded is of concern , I wouldn't' trust Alun airns to advise me on how to make a cup of tea. His only selling point is the fact he's aTory MP with links to the heart of government.
During any war there will always be , Politicians , Profiteers and Spivs who do well out of it , the difference is that some Profiteers and Spiv in prison , whilst Politicians end up on the Boards of Companies , and they and thier paymasters can end up in the House of Lords.