Sir Ian Blair is facing calls for an official inquiry after it emerged that Scotland Yard contracts worth more than £3 million were awarded to a company owned by his close friend and skiing companion.
Andy Miller ran the firm Impact Plus, which has been awarded a series of lucrative technology deals by the Metropolitan Police.
We worked with Impact Plus and Andy Miller back in the day. Small world, and a strange coincidence for the story to "emerge" this week.
(Impact Plus was bought out by Hitachi in 2007. Consulting is an odd sort of shell game.)