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28 08, 2021

The email that lays bare a very cosy deal: Man with the golden address book who demanded a £5,000 cut for setting up Prince Charles meeting

2021-09-13T18:51:13+00:00By |Categories: Royal Family, UK|

A major ethics investigation was last night launched into an extraordinary ‘cash for access’ scheme involving Prince Charles, which has been uncovered by The Mail on Sunday. A bombshell email reveals in excruciating detail how wealthy donors could pay £100,000 to secure a lavish dinner with the Prince of Wales and an overnight stay at Dumfries House, his country mansion in Scotland. The payments were intended for Charles’s charity ventures, but the email details how fixers would pocket up to 25 per cent of the fees.

28 08, 2021

Charles for sale: Prince’s charity orders a probe as it’s revealed fixers offered wealthy donors dinner with him and a stay at Dumfries House for £100,000

2021-09-13T17:53:25+00:00By |Categories: Royal Family, UK|

A major ethics investigation was last night launched into an extraordinary ‘cash for access’ scheme involving Prince Charles, which has been uncovered by The Mail on Sunday. A bombshell email reveals in excruciating detail how wealthy donors could pay £100,000 to secure a lavish dinner with the Prince of Wales and an overnight stay at Dumfries House, his country mansion in Scotland. The payments were intended for Charles’s charity ventures, but the email details how fixers would pocket up to 25 per cent of the fees.

24 02, 2021

MI5 and the BBC: Stamping the ‘Christmas Tree’ Files

2021-03-10T17:23:31+00:00By |Categories: MI5 and the BBC, UK|

If ever there was an example of ‘security’ factors being used as a pretext for political vetting, it is at the BBC. When their security procedures were revealed in 1985, the corporation said that vetting was restricted to a relatively small number of people who had access to ‘sensitive information’. But in reality a large number of BBC employees – ranging from Graduate Trainees and journalists to arts producers and drama directors – were vetted by MI5 via the Personnel Department.

28 12, 2020

ARMS AND THE MAN

2021-03-10T17:34:13+00:00By |Categories: Mark Thatcher, UK|

"Mark Thatcher was trying to cash in on the Al-Yamamah deal . . . In the arms business we met many people, royal hangers on. We called them ‘Black Princes’ and sometimes they had to be bought off . . . Thatcher was acting in the same way, as a kind of British Black Prince, but it was surely not the proper role for a British prime minister’s son"

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