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The Tories are a party of lobbyists

Issue No. 2190

Tory leader David Cameron is complaining that the Labour government loves up to sleazy parliamentary lobbyists. And yes, that’s true.

But Cameron leads a shadow cabinet where six of his

frontbench members are employed by public affairs or public relations firms.

And Cameron’s former aide, who had to quit over the expenses scandal, is to become a lobbyist.

A further 21 Tory candidates standing at the next election are lobbyists or corporate spin doctors.

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Tue 23 Feb 2010, 19:25 GMT
Issue No. 2190
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