Lord Hague said some business and personal taxes would ‘have to go up’ due to the current economic climate.
It claimed that the move means it has now become the first UK supermarket to own its own fishing boat.
Last year the website took down more than two million fake or harmful reviews.
The data came as the closely-followed IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index hit 55.1 in February, up from 54.1 in January.
Consumer credit borrowing contracted by 8.9% annually in January, marking a new low since records started in 1994, the Bank of England said.
Prices for tickets have increased by about 2.6% despite a drop in demand during the pandemic.
The serial non-executive joined the telecoms giant in 2017 and was instrumental in helping it build better relations with regulator Ofcom.
Shares in the company soared higher on Monday morning after it revealed £500m in new debt facilities.
The Daily Mirror publisher said that print newspaper revenues had dropped by nearly a fifth.
Entain’s new bid values Sweden’s Enlabs at around £316 million.
Performance in Bunzl’s European markets was particularly strong.
The bank said 88 outlets will close in the Republic and 15 will be shut in Northern Ireland.
Cycle sales were up 43% over the last seven weeks.
Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris says the Government wants to make sure taxpayers are “not overburdened”.
Fares in England and Wales have risen above inflation.