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

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

Senior treasury officials ‘offered to change rules of Covid support scheme for Greensill Capital’

Senior treasury officials offered to try to redesign a coronavirus business support scheme to help David Cameron, it has emerged. It comes as the former Prime Minister has been embroiled in controversy over texts asking Chancellor Rishi Sunak to support his employer Greensill Capital. Top officials went on to try to find a way for … Read more

Greensill lobbying row: Rishi Sunak releases text messages to David Cameron amid row over access

Rishi Sunak released messages he sent to former prime minister David Cameron tonight amid a furious lobbying row involving collapsed finance firm Greensill Capital. The Treasury released the Chancellor’s texts after a freedom of information request into efforts by the ex-Tory leader to contact ministers in search of millions of pounds of extra Covid rescue … Read more

Shadow defence secretary John Healey urged ministers to give Greensill £200m loan

Labour was today dragged into the Greensill scandal after it was revealed its shadow defence secretary John Healey lobbied ministers to hand the cash-strapped company £200million in COVID-19 loans ‘without delay’. The shadow defence secretary wrote to Business Secretary Nadhim Zahawi in May 2020 urging him to give Greensill, run by Australian financier Lex Greensill and owners of … Read more

House sales surge after stamp duty extension: Property market soared last month

House sales surge after stamp duty extension: Property market soared last month following Rishi Sunak’s decision to extend the tax break Chancellor’s stamp duty holiday was due to end on March 31 but will end in June The extension meant last month house sales saw the biggest surge since August Tax holiday means buyers pay … Read more

David Cameron ‘lobbied ANOTHER Tory Treasury minister for loans’ to Greensill

David Cameron ‘lobbied ANOTHER Tory Treasury minister for loans’ to rescue collapsed finance firm Greensill David Cameron ‘contacted financial secretary to the Treasury Jesse Norman’ Did so while trying to get access to chancellor Rishi Sunak, it has been claimed  Norman known to the PM, serving as Downing Street policy advisor from 2013  By Henry … Read more

MP calls for investigation after banks refuse mortgages for workers furloughed the month prior

MPs are demanding an investigation after it emerged leading High Street banks are refusing mortage applications for furloughed workers. The claims directly go against promises made by Chancellor Rishi Sunak that people using the governement support scheme would not be blacklisted by lenders.   High Street banks including NatWest, Nationwide and Lloyds admit they reject mortgage and … Read more

The son of Australian farmers at centre of David Cameron ‘lobbying’ scandal

A tycoon at the centre of a lobbying scandal engulfing David Cameron was given extraordinary access to No10 and struck a controversial NHS deal reportedly rejected by civil servants which profited banks.  Australian financier Lex Greensill was allegedly granted a security pass and team of civil servants during Mr Cameron’s time in Downing Street so … Read more