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David Steel faces lobby questions

Issue No. 2266

Former Liberal Party leader David Steel was hired to lobby on behalf of a businessman who is now under investigation for allegations of corruption.

Benoy Berry paid Steel to “bat” for his firm in the race for a $100 million contract to develop a national ID card for the Ugandan government. Steel later resigned from the job. Berry is being investigated over allegations of bribery in Nigeria.


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Tue 23 Aug 2011, 17:58 BST
Issue No. 2266
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