Kate Garraway “takes control of husband Derek Draper’s business”

Kate Garraway has reportedly been appointed director of a company founded by her husband, Derek Draper.

According to records filed with Companies House, the GMB host is now entitled to 50 percent of Derek’s company Astra Aspera Ltd.

The move will allow Kate, who had previously started her financial struggles, to make decisions without his consent.


Kate has been named director of Derek’s company (Credit: SplashNews.com)

Kate appointed managing director

Meanwhile, a source said MailOnline: “It’s been an incredibly tough year for Kate and the family. In addition, she has many financial decisions and complications.

“Making Kate director of Derek’s company for the time being was the best decision for anyone to try to manage things when Derek can’t.”

Last month, 53-year-old Kate discussed the impact Derek’s health was having on her finances.

It’s been an incredibly tough year for Kate and the family

The former political adviser was hospitalized in March 2020, with Kate taking time off.

she said The times: “When you work on TV, everyone gets a good wage compared to the nurses who keep Derek alive.

“But that obviously stopped all of a sudden last March.”

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Kate previously took time out from GMB (Credit: ITV)

Talking about Derek’s ability to make financial decisions, Kate added, “Before Christmas, I felt like he got it.

“But now I feel like he’s slipped back and I don’t really know what he thinks or feels.”

At this time, the host also received a lovely gesture from Emma Willis.

Read more: GMB: Kate Garraway accused of “interrupting” the guest when viewers split over the clash

Since the couple share the same management, Emma made an effort to offer Kate her support in the form of a grocery basket.

Kate also shared, “They sent a basket of Christmas presents.

“So we had this extraordinary situation where we had no bread but canapés.”

Kate Garraway thanked the fans for their support
Derek stays in the hospital (Image credit: ITV)

Kate gives an update on husband Derek

Meanwhile, earlier this week, Kate shared a new update on her husband’s condition.

She told fans that it was “so difficult” not to have Derek with you for the second Easter run.

On Instagram, Kate said: “#happyeaster everyone – so difficult that it’s the second we went through in lockdown / restrictions, and of course our second without Derek, who is at home.

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“But he’s still here so we have so much to thank and a lot to hope for that it isn’t there.”

Derek remains in the hospital after battling COVID-19.

Kate’s rep declined to comment when he was told by ED! Was addressed.

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