My Little Crony

A visualization of the connections between Tory politicians and companies being awarded government contracts during the pandemic based on a wide range of investigative reporting.

My Little Crony has been cited in the House of Commons, on BBC Radio 4 and LBC, and covered in the Metro, City A.M., and Byline Times.


  • Scroll to zoom
  • Drag to move around
  • Hover or tap icons and connections for more info
  • Use the drop down menu to select highlight particular nodes

The lines represent:

― government contracts
― political donations
― other connections (e.g. family/employment)

Thicker lines indicate more valuable contracts or donations.

Created by Sophie E. Hill • Code on Github • Follow me on Twitter

Sophie E. Hill
Sophie E. Hill
PhD student in Government

My research interests lie at the intersection of political economy and political behaviour.