Treasury minister dramatically QUITS over Covid anti-fraud measures

Treasury minister dramatically QUITS over Covid anti-fraud measures
Treasury minister dramatically QUITS over Covid anti-fraud measures
Another blow for Boris as Treasury minister dramatically QUITS in the House of Lords admitting government's anti-fraud measures on Covid loans were 'desperately inadequate'

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A Treasury minister dramatically quit today complaining that the government's anti-fraud measures on Covid loans were 'desperately inadequate'.

Lord Agnew announced he was resigning at the despatch box in the Upper House - drawing gasps from peers as he took aim at 'schoolboy errors' in tackling abuse of support schemes.

The bombshell came as he was updating peers about the £4.3billion of Covid loans written off by the Treasury – which Labour said has gone to 'fraudsters'. 

Telling the chamber he was unhappy with working between the Business Department and the Treasury, Lord Agnew told peers: 'Given that I am the minister for counter

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