Pray to Play?
Following on from the original My Little Crony map, this visualization zooms in on the government contracts being awarded to firms linked to an Evangelical Christian sect: the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church.
Investigative reporting by Byline Times and the non-profit group All the Citizens has uncovered 21 UK companies that appear to have links to the Plymouth Brethren, which have won at least 49 Covid-related government contracts since March, worth as much as £1.1 billion.
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The lines represent:
― government contracts
― other connections (e.g. family/employment)
Thicker lines indicate more valuable contracts or donations.