Ex-cabinet ministers accused of telling China how to cash in on Brexit in C4 ‘sting’

The senior politicians were lured to a luxury Mayfair office (pictured) where they were secretly filmed discussing being paid for telling Chinese tycoons how to make money out of Britain leaving the European Union [Image from the Daily Mail].
Tory sleaze.

But is this the story the Sunday Times dropped for its fake news about a left-wing purge of Labour MPs?

A political storm erupted … over claims that three former Cabinet ministers secretly tried to earn thousands of pounds in a ‘cash for Brexit’ scandal.

The senior politicians were lured to a luxury Mayfair office where they were secretly filmed discussing being paid for telling Chinese tycoons how to make money out of Britain leaving the European Union.

Those targeted were ex-Health Secretary Andrew Lansley, former Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell, and ex-Trade Secretary Peter Lilley. All three … denied wrongdoing.

The latest Westminster sleaze claims follow a three-month investigation by Channel 4’s Dispatches programme.

Source: Cabinet ministers accused of telling China how to cash in on Brexit


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2 Thoughts to “Ex-cabinet ministers accused of telling China how to cash in on Brexit in C4 ‘sting’”

  1. NMac

    Three corrupt Tory criminals.

  2. aunty1960

    Need to see what was actually said and in what context, Yes many will be advising and be asked to advise and be a broker in Brexit talks with partners and possibilities,

    I still think one of the silliest photos was the Cameron Osborne Gove bunch of trade emmisaries standing on Great Wall saying they were going to trade with China by offering it financial services such as insurance. Er they have Triads and a few thousand years of the Art of War and subtle sneaky diplomacy.

    They looked totally out of their depth.

    Rudyard Kipling said Here lies the Body of another westerner who tried to hustle the East. Will always end up worse.

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