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If Sir Philip Green pays up in full, then maybe he can keep his gong

Sir Philip Green

The stinging report by two committees of MPs on the failure of BHS left two points hanging in the air. First, the MPs did not say how much Sir Philip Green, whose reputation was demolished over 59 pages, should pay to cover the shortfall in the BHS pension schemes. It merely said Green “has a moral duty to act, a duty which he acknowledges”.

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Sir Philip Green

If Sir Philip Green pays up in full, then maybe he can keep his gong

The stinging report by two committees of MPs on the failure of BHS left two points hanging in the air. First, the MPs did not say how much Sir Philip Green, whose reputation was demolished over 59 pages, should pay to cover the shortfall in the BHS pension schemes. It merely said Green “has a moral duty to act, a duty which he acknowledges”.

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Sir Philip Green: 10 things we learned at the BHS Commons inquiry

The billionaire businessman revealed there had been contact with the Pensions Regulator in recent days, adding (snidely): “The regulator made a phone call - maybe someone bought them a telephone.” However, his comments seem to make it difficult for him not to agree a pensions deal from here.

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