UK refuses to publish security advice around Lebedev's appointment to upper chamber The British government has refused to publish the advice Prime Minister Boris Johnson received from security services before the British-Russian media boss Evgeny Lebedev was appointed to parliament's upper chamber citing national security.
Watchdog investigates amid cover-up allegation over Lebedev peerage details
Labour told Boris Johnson to ‘come clean’ if he has nothing to hide as the Government withheld full details of the appointment.
Ministers block release of Lebedev peerage details on security grounds
Cabinet Office minister Michael Ellis said it was necessary to protect the ‘integrity’ of the system for awarding honours.
Ministers accused of 'covering up' MI6 advice on PM's Russian-born pal
Despite being ordered by Parliament to release the documents - a minister said in a lengthy statement that they had to consider whether it was in the "public interest" to do so
UK withholds security advice over peerage for oligarch's son
The British government is refusing to reveal whether intelligence agencies expressed concerns about the decision to award a noble title and a seat in Parliament to a businessman whose father was a KGB agent
Government refuses to release Lebedev peerage details despite MPs’ instruction
Commons told ministers to publish information after revelations of intelligence service concerns over businessman’s appointment
Boris Johnson Delays Publishing Secret Lebedev Advice Due to 'Security Challenges' – Byline Times
Boris Johnson has failed to release advice he received from UK security services about his friend Evgeny Lebedev, despite MPs voting for its release, reports Adam Bienkov
Govt resists calls to publicly release security advice given to Boris Johnson ahead of Lebedev peerage
Lord Lebedev, the son of a former KGB agent, owns the Independent newspaper and the Evening Standard. He was awarded a peerage in 2020.