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6 Mar 2022

Labour calls for investigation into Evgeny Lebedev’s peerage

Scotland Correspondent

Boris Johnson has promised Volodymyr Zelenskyy that he will work with Britain’s allies to provide more defensive equipment to Ukraine – along with wider sanctions against Russia – saying that international support and admiration for Ukraine is growing every day.

Meanwhile, Labour has called for an investigation into claims that Mr Johnson helped to get a peerage for Russian businessman Evgeny Lebedev, despite accusations that there were concerns about security.

Claims which ministers have denied.