How David Cameron got caught up in a classic lobbying scandal

How David Cameron got caught up in a classic lobbying scandal

The Guardian

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The Greensill Capital affair is the exact type of lobbying row that the ex-PM warned about and vowed to eradicate

In the wake of the 2009 expenses scandal – in which MPs were found to have submitted claims for among other things a £1,600 floating duck house and a £2,200 bill for cleaning a moat – the then-Conservative leader David Cameron warned that political lobbying would be “the next big scandal waiting to happen”.

Cameron took it upon himself to reform “the far-too-cosy relationship between politics, government, business and money”, which he said had “tainted our politics for too long”.

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