Sir Malcolm Rifkind: This writer interviewed him once. Brrrr...

Sir Malcolm Rifkind.

Tom Pride is incandescent in his pursuit of Malcolm Rifkind today. He writes:

The Cameron government has awarded an £80 million NHS contract to a private firm despite the company charging taxpayers £7 million more than an NHS consortium bidding against it:

Stoke NHS hospital scanning contract won by private firm

The government, however, hasn’t said why the firm – Alliance Medical Group – won the contract despite its bid being so much more expensive.

That’s because the bidding process was for some reason secret.

He goes on to suggest that it couldn’t possibly have anything to do with the fact that a director of the firm is none other than disgraced ‘cash for access‘ Tory MP Malcolm Rifkind.

Read the full article on Pride’s Purge.

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