'Jamie Oliver should personally pay off £80,000 debt restaurant owes to Newham'
An East London councillor has called on Jamie Oliver to personally see that the £80,000 debt owed to Newham council is repaid following the collapse of Jamie's Italian.
The TV chef's failed restaurant chain is currently in the final stages of administration, which will see 90per cent of the debt owed by the chain to unsecured creditors - including 19 local councils - wiped out.
According to documents published by KPMG, which is overseeing the process, Jamie's Italian owed local authorities a total of £1.44 million in unpaid business rates and taxes when it collapsed in 2019, The Times reports.
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£80,000 of the unpaid debt is owed to Newham council, where half of the children …
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