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Boris Johnson gives peerages to string of Tory allies, but not Paul Dacre

Former PM creates 13 Conservative peers but widely expected honour for former Mail editor goes missing

Boris Johnson’s political honours list has seen peerages awarded to a string of former Tory MPs and other allies and party donors – although not to Paul Dacre, the former editor of the Daily Mail.

Dacre had been widely tipped to be made a peer, but there had been calls for this to be delayed or suspended after legal action begun by a series of prominent people over alleged intrusion into privacy by the Mail’s publisher.

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