Dear Cabinet Office,

Background: Prime Minister Boris Johnson today overruled the HOL Appointments Commissioner in order to give disgraced Peter Cruddas a peerage. Cruddas was previously caught on video apparently trying to sell access to David Cameron in 2012 - we shall email you the video.

From your records please provide details of Boris Johnson's reasons for giving Peter Cruddas a peerage.

Search parameters: Include official documents and letters from Boris to Peter Cruddas during December 2020.

For public reference...
Video showing Cruddas caught in undercover sting operation: https://youtu.be/QeVua0-fn-A

Peerage for Cruddas
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/po...

Yours faithfully,

Amanda Hart
for Stop UK lies and Corruption.

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