Boris Johnson faces calls for ‘meaningful change’ amid lobbying storm

Boris Johnson is facing Tory calls for ‘meaningful change’ as the lobbying storm threatens to derail the elections battle. The Conservative chair of a cross-party committee investigating the issue has warned that ‘something must be done’ after a slew of revelations about links between politics and business. Cabinet minister George Eustice insisted yesterday that only … Read more

ANOTHER Cabinet Office adviser appointed by David Cameron worked for Greensill

The lobbying row escalated again today as it emerged another Cabinet Office adviser appointed by David Cameron was working for Greensill. David Brierwood combined a role as a crown representative in the Cabinet Office with being a director at Greensill for three and a half years. The Cabinet Office stressed Mr Brierwood’s role was nothing … Read more

David Cameron prepared to give evidence to Greensill scandal probe

David Cameron prepared to give evidence to Greensill scandal probe: Former PM will ‘respond positively’ to requests from MPs in lobbying row inquiry A spokesman for the former prime minister said he will ‘respond positively’  Yesterday the Commons Treasury Committee launched an inquiry into Greensill The former Conservative premier has already denied breaching lobbying rules  … Read more

Russian Tory donor who once bought bronze bust of David Cameron supports him over lobbying scandal 

Oligarch backs his ‘friend’ David Cameron: Russian Tory donor who once bought bronze bust of former Prime Minister supports him over lobbying scandal Ex-arms tycoon Alexander Temerko described ex-Prime Minister as his ‘friend’ He said fallout from the scandal showed why ‘business councils’ needed in UK Tories previously came under fire for the party’s close … Read more

David Cameron Greensill lobbying row: Labour accuses Rishi Sunak of ‘running scared’

Labour accuses Rishi Sunak of ‘running scared’ over David Cameron Greensill lobbying row after he dodges grilling in the House of Commons as Government sends junior minister to answer questions Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds was granted urgent question on the issue She wanted to get answers from Chancellor Rishi Sunak but he failed to attend … Read more

Labour accuses Rishi Sunak of ‘running scared’ over Greensill row

Labour accuses Rishi Sunak of ‘running scared’ over David Cameron Greensill lobbying row after he dodges grilling in the House of Commons as Government sends junior minister to answer questions Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds was granted urgent question on the issue She wanted to get answers from Chancellor Rishi Sunak but he failed to attend … Read more

Boris Johnson: David Cameron Greensill lobbying investigation has ‘carte blanche’ to ask anything

Boris Johnson today said there are questions that need to be ‘satisfied’ over the David Cameron Greensill lobbying row as he insisted an independent probe will be given ‘carte blanche’ to ask anybody anything.  The Prime Minister said he wants a review led by Nigel Boardman to be ‘done quickly’, with the legal expert to … Read more

Boris Johnson: Greensill lobbying probe to be given ‘carte blanche’

Boris Johnson today said there are questions that need to be ‘satisfied’ over the David Cameron Greensill lobbying row as he insisted an independent probe will be given ‘carte blanche’ to ask anybody anything.  The Prime Minister said he wants a review led by Nigel Boardman to be ‘done quickly’, with the legal expert to … Read more

Michael’s Gove allies accused of stoking storm over David Cameron lobbying Ministers

Now Michael’s Gove allies are accused of stoking storm over David Cameron lobbying Ministers for a private finance firm David Cameron’s allies claim lobbying storm stoked by aides of Michael Gove Has suffered scrutiny over efforts to get Greensill Capital access to Covid loans This included lobbying Chancellor Rishi Sunak and two other Treasury Ministers By … Read more

Michael’s Gove allies accused of stoking storm over David Cameron lobbying Ministers

Now Michael’s Gove allies are accused of stoking storm over David Cameron lobbying Ministers for a private finance firm David Cameron’s allies claim lobbying storm stoked by aides of Michael Gove Has suffered scrutiny over efforts to get Greensill Capital access to Covid loans This included lobbying Chancellor Rishi Sunak and two other Treasury Ministers By … Read more