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Parliamentary Standards Commissioner

2636 days ago

Jack Straw & Malcolm Rifkind did nothing wrong in soliciting brown envelopes - yeah right

And the political classes, the folks living inside the Westminster bubble, wonder why the other 99.9% of the population think that they are scoundrels beneath contempt? 

Earlier this year C4 stung Lord Malcolm Rifkind and Jack “I love illegal wars” Straw getting both to admit on camera that they would lobby for cash. I quote that good socialist Straw on camera: 

I got in to see the relevant director general and his officials in Brussels and we got the sugar regulations changed, he said. I meanthe crucial thing about this, it’s all, it’s public that the regulations have been changed, but the best way of dealing with these things is under the radar” 

That was on behalf of a firm that had paid him £60,000. Straw added

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