Post office scandal victims have accused Sir Tony Blair of having a cosy relationship with the Japanese IT firm behind the software that ruined their lives.
It emerged the former PM signed off on the £900million Post Office contract with Fujitsu in 1999 despite being warned that the firm’s Horizon accounting software looked ‘increasingly flawed’.
Now the MoS can reveal Mr Blair had close links with the firm going back years. He travelled for private briefings with Fujitsu bosses in Japan in 1996, a year before he entered No10, and met its executives in his Sedgefield constituency.
Read more: Tony Blair had close links with Fujitsu BEFORE he became Prime Minister and signed off on the £900m Post Office contract with the firm in 1999 despite being warned that the Horizon accounting software looked ‘increasingly flawed’