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David Miliband Paid £70,000 For Just Three Days' Work Advising Venture Capitalists Investing In 'green' Technology

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#16 erranta


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Posted 25 February 2012 - 09:50 PM

Exactly. I'm sure this case is totally above board. :-)

However I hear that very rarely business can pay for more access than the rest of us. Asynchronous payment. It's not a bribe if you pay someone for their "in depth experience" and then everyone walks away. Then later when you need a favour that's "completely unrelated" you can rely on your good friend <insert_politician_here/>.

Wot like hinting at semi-secret Uk Govt "future plans" so the 'old boy' network can vulturise and buy into companies that would profit and grow from these future policies?

Just like Worlds Billionaires flooded into funding early fledgling Solar companies (that were falsely supported with Trillions of Taxpayer Dollars/Pounds pushing shares right up! B)

When the Govt "False Subsidy" support was withdrawn - the solar scammers immediately went bust

Bit of light thrown on that obvious 'Greeny' scam (snotcricket or a level playing field)

Edited by erranta, 25 February 2012 - 09:51 PM.

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 08:57 AM

Of course, Millibands Policies are not influenced at all by this "work".

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:09 AM

policy innovations.


From the Grantley Chapps school of incentives

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 10:04 AM

It is more usual to hire the wife of the politician as the consultant to keep distance.

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 10:52 AM

I'm afraid nobody is paying for "advice" from a career politician, since he will know nothing.
More likely they are paying for influence! :blink:
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Posted 26 February 2012 - 11:05 AM

Seems Ken Livingstone is also quite adept at saying one thing and doing another.

Has squirrelled earnings away in the PLC where he and his wife own 100% of the shares to avoid tax at the higher rate. Yet goes on radio and the TV berating others who do the same.

Ken Livingstone, who has attacked tax avoiders as “rich b-------” who should “not be allowed to vote”, has avoided at least £50,000 in tax by having himself paid through a personal company.
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Posted 26 February 2012 - 03:11 PM

I genuinely couldn't remember the other brothers name till I read the article. i.e. Ed, the labour leader.
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