Blair’s “Defence” Was Specifically Ruled OutBy Lords Appointments Commission

In December, when Blair was interviewed by the police, he made his dubious Loans for Lordships “defence” that his nominees were “party peers”. Guido wrote at the time

What is this “they were party peerages” defence? That is not a legal defence, it is an explanation.

Below is taken from page 19 of the Lords Appointments Commission report published last summer ruling out the whole idea of mere financial supporters becoming “party peers”:

Blair simply doesn’t have a defence.

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