Thu 12 November 2009, The Guardian

Veronica Wadley dispute: contested accounts

By Dave Hill
Further correspondence has become available about the "cronyism" row caused by Mayor Johnson's insistence that Veronica Wadley, his friend and avid supporter when she was Evening Standard editor, secures the chair of the Arts Council's London region despite two of the three-strong panel that interviewed her for the job before he nominated her concluding that there were three better qualified candidates.
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