27 Feb 2024

Post Office scandal: Former chairman tells MPs that current boss is under investigation

Political Editor

Sacked Post Office chairman Henry Staunton has turned his fire on the Post Office’s current Chief Executive Nick Read. Addressing MPs today, Mr Staunton said he’d been the victim of a smear campaign by the government. He then shocked them by claiming that Mr Read is under investigation and had wanted to resign because he was unhappy with his pay.