Chappell told MPs that Mike Ashley was on the brink of buying BHS to save it from administration but that the deal was blocked by Sir Philip Green
Chappell said the money was to 'look after the home team'
The owner of BHS moved £1.5 million out of the company a week before its collapse as it became clear the retailer was going into administration.
Sir Philip is reported to have offered £80 million towards the BHS pension deficit of £571 million
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