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MANDY’S golden 11,000

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Issue 1708

MANDY’S golden 11,000

PETER MANDELSON is refusing to return the 11,000 “golden handshake” he received when he resigned in December 1998 as trade secretary after his secret 373,000 home loan was revealed. Mandelson was reinstated in the cabinet as Northern Ireland secretary ten months after he left. But parliamentary rules say he can still keep the 11,000.

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