Billionaire property developer Richard Desmond gave Tories £12k two weeks after his plans got the go-ahead from Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick

  1. Richard Desmond donated £12k to Tory party fortnight after plans got go ahead
  2. Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick unlawfully approved Desmond’s scheme 
  3. Tower Hamlets Council previously rejected his plan to build 1,500 homes
  4. Only 21 per cent of the development in east London would have been affordable housing, significantly below the 35 per cent typically required