Prezza Broke Ministerial Code

This is not about the ministerial canoodling on the back seat of the ministerial Jag, though that too probably breaks the ministerial code, no, it is failing to declare the stay at the 19,000-acre ranch of Philip Anschutz in July last year. That would be Philip Anschutz, the same American billionaire who bought the Millennium Dome for a song, when Prezza had ministerial responsibility for the regeneration of the site.

The stay was not declared in the Register of Members’ interests which states that “no Minister or public servant should accept gifts, hospitality or services from anyone which would, or might appear to, place him or her under an obligation”.

What Guido really wants to know is; did he take his diary secretary Tracey, or his wife Pauline with him?

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