The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Solomon Hughes

Solomon Hughes has worked as an investigative journalist for over 25 years, mostly for Private Eye magazine. His work – which often focusses on where money meets politics – has also appeared in the Guardian, Observer, Independent and other newspapers. He also contributes to left wing titles, including Tribune Magazine and a regular column in the Morning Star. He was Shortlisted for the 2022 Paul Foot Award for exposing tax fiddles by contractors on Covid Test Sites and will be discussing this and other stories.

Summer Conference Event
 — Talk

Following the Covid Money

Private Eye investigative reporter Solomon Hughes recently exposed a loophole that allowed subcontracted "mini-umbrella companies" to avoid paying national insurance for staff of Covid-19 testing centres.