The UK Business Secretary Greg Clark today issued proceedings against directors of the defunct Kids Company charity, which collapsed in 2015 after receiving millions in government aid.
Nine directors are named. They are headed by the former chief executive Camila Batmanghelidjh and the chairman Alan Yentob who was forced to resign as BBC creaitve director over his role in the collapse.
Named among the other seven is Erica Jane Bolton, co-owner of the Bolton Quinn PR company, which has represented the South Bank Centre and other classical venues.
If found culpable, the Kids Company directors could be banned from serving on a company board for up to six years.