Cowley Street's Cash for Clegg Drive

Want access to the Deputy Prime Minister? Well if you have a spare £25,000 lying around, the LibDems are offering you “unrivalled networking opportunities” at the “Leaders Forum” dining club. PR Week report that the cash-strapped LibDems could make over a million in the sort of fundraising drive the Tories and Labour have been doing for years.  Given that you pay your money into an RBS account and then you get to meet Clegg, it seems a little absurd that they are denying that this is anything other than cash for access.

Though with Clegg’s track record, Guido would get those winks and nudges in writing…




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Philip Hammond uses a trip to Berlin to mock the Foreign Secretary:

“A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece. Wise words with some applicability to the Brexit negotiations although I try to discourage talk of “cake” amongst my colleagues.”

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