Education Secretary Gavin Williamson (Image: POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
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Embattled Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has been accused of running a “chumocracy” after laptop contracts went to a Tory donor’s firm.
The job of supplying home-learning pupils has fallen to Computacenter.
The Hertfordshire-based firm was founded by Sir Philip Hulme, who gave £100,000 to the Tories.
It follows a £96million deal the firm got last year without competitive tender.
The laptop contract has raised eyebrows
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Mr Williamson told MPs the firm did “an amazing job” distributing hundreds of thousands of devices.
He said the new contract was won by competitive tender.
Labour MP Mike Amesbury said: “This is just an extension of the Government’s chumocracy of handing public money to friends and benefactors.”
Computacenter did not comment.