Interim Energy Ctte Chair Sir Robert Smith is Shell Shareholder

Interim chair of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee Sir Robert Smith isn’t quite as conflicted as his predecessor, but he’s making a good go of it. The LibDem baronet has registrable shareholdings in Shell Transport and Trading. He also took a donation from BP International last year. He has shares in Rio Tinto and Glaxosmithkline.

Guido had not heard of Sir Bob until five minutes ago, but the case for banning committee chairman from having outside interests grows stronger…



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