UK Gov't Denies Cronyism In COVID Job Search Challenge
By Joanne Faulkner (December 15, 2021, 3:50 PM GMT) -- The government has denied engaging in cronyism in two key appointments to England's COVID-19 response, arguing on Wednesday that its recruitment process was fair and lawful, as it fought back against a High Court legal challenge brought by campaigners.
Two campaign groups are challenging key appointments to a body handling England's COVID-19 response. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) James Eadie QC, counsel for the government, told a judicial review — brought by the Runnymede Trust and the Good Law Project — that there is "nothing concerning" about having previous professional working experience with someone and "bringing that to bear in a decision-making process."...
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