BSE Director Forgets About EU Links

Guido favourite Lucy Thomas, the ‘In’ campaign’s spin chief, has emphatically declared that the BSE campaign was not set up by the EU-funded ‘European Movement’:

Roland Rudd, the remainers’ eminence grise, also says it is a whopper of a claim:

Oh really?

If you look up BSE’s company registration number on Companies House, you find that it was orginally called “Interim Campaign Limited” and was registered by Laura Sandys. The chair of the European Movement.

laura sandys

Between 2007 and 2014 the European Movement received €4.5 million from the European Commission…

UPDATE: Toby’s Telegraph piece restored:

UPDATE II: Laura Sandys gets in touch to say: “I am not involved in running the Britain Stronger in Europe campaign”. Despite incorporating their original company…

She adds: “The Interim Campaign that I established before the founding of Britain Stronger in Europe did not receive any money form the EU and was carried out completely separately to my role as chair of the European Movement”. Presumably she did it in her spare time…


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