Ex-BHS boss hits back at MPs’ report into collapse
Sir Philip Green hit back yesterday at a parliamentary inquiry criticising his role in the collapse of BHS, calling an MPs’ report on the retailer’s demise “bizarre” and “unsupportable”.
A review carried out by the tycoon’s lawyers, Lord Pannick QC and Michael Todd QC, ripped into the report’s findings, which hold Green responsible for leaving BHS with a £571 million pension deficit, taking out £400m in dividends and selling the business to serial bankrupt Dominic Chappell for £1.
The review said: “These dividends were lawful and were paid at a time when the BHS pension schemes were in... read more
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