Socialist Worker

Toff of the week: Lord Levy

Issue No. 2370

Former chief fundraiser for Tony Blair

According to a new book Levy got down on his knees in front of Matthew Harding, the late tycoon, who donated £1  million to Labour

“Matthew was slumped there and he was begging him for money,” says Jonathan Powell, who was Blair’s chief of staff. “And it worked.”


If you enjoy Socialist Worker, please consider giving to our annual appeal to make sure we can maintain and develop our online and print versions of Socialist Worker. Go here for details and to donate.

Article information

The Troublemaker
Tue 10 Sep 2013, 18:56 BST
Issue No. 2370
Share this article


Tags



Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.