THE ENEMY WITHIN?
As MPs on the security and intelligence committee express serious fears over telecom firm Huawei’s UK penetration, George Osborne welcomes the Chinese with open arms.
A spin doctor for fracking firm Cuadrilla has a funny turn… and admits to Greenpeace that everything he says “sounds like utter fucking bullshit”.
BANK ON THEM
Despite their chequered City history, the chancellor appoints Goldman Sachs and UBS as advisers on the forthcoming stock market flotation of Royal Mail.
While MPs fret about parliamentary lobbying, NHS managers invite private healthcare companies to pay up and lobby away to their heart’s content at their annual conference.
A row over apparent cheating by the supporters of Len McCluskey tarnish his recent re-election as Unite’s general-secretary.
ARISE, SIR AMYAS!
An internal National Audit Office document reaches the Eye outlining the eligibility of its controversial boss, Amyas Morse, for a gong in 2014.
When the business appointments committee nodded through taxman Dave Hartnett’s new job with accountants Deloitte it didn’t know the full story.