Dragons' Den Star's LibDem Snub

Dragons’ Den star Theo Paphitis has said “I’m in” to an unusual high-risk investment. Simon Hughes’ sales pitch to the retail magnate worth over £200 million was enough to secure him a £10,000 donation from his old friend and fellow Millwall fan. Though given the LibDems can barely break 10% in the polls at the moment it is unlikely that the usually shrewd investor will get much of a return on his gamble. Clearly not wanting to be associated with a doomed venture facing inevitable ruin, Theo tells Guido: “I am supporting the man and not his party.”




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