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REVOLVING FLAWS
Despite a lobbying ban, ex-cabinet minister turned business adviser Lord Strathclyde has been talking to government officials, the Eye learns.

FAMILY FORTUNES
Treasury minister Andrea Leadsom’s generous brother-in-law, offshore hedgie Peter de Putron, schmoozes Jeremy Hunt as the NHS opens for business.

CRYSTAL PALS
How Tory connections are helping a scheme backed by the London mayor which would allow Chinese developers to take over Crystal Palace Park.

DEFENCE NEWS
US companies lick their lips as defence secretary Michael Fallon prepares to flog off the UK’s much valued Defence Support Group for a song.

YOU CAN BET ON HIM…
Why the big gambling companies love Tory MP Philip Davies and can’t stop offering him hospitality.

LEGAL BEAGLE
‘I’m not legalistic’ says stumbling Tory MP Mike Penning, the minister with ‘strategic oversight of the criminal justice system’. Perhaps he should be?

CALLED TO ORDURE
How HS2 is buying off members of the public before they give evidence to MPs now scrutinising the high-speed rail bill.


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