Inside Politics: Labour warns of David Cameron inquiry ‘cover up’

The opposition is cynical about how far the lobbying scandal investigation will go, writes Adam Forrest

Tuesday 13 April 2021 08:10
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David Cameron speaking during the Cheltenham Literature Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse in 2019
David Cameron speaking during the Cheltenham Literature Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse in 2019

Have you seen the new campaign video for Alex Salmond’s Alba party? It’s a cracker. An actor from Braveheart says Scots need to recapture the spirit of Robert the Bruce – only just stopping short of shouting “Freeeedom!” by the end. Ironically, it’s the English who are crying freedom at the moment – rushing onto the high streets after the grand reopening of shops, pub gardens and hairdressers. Westminster, meanwhile, is gripped by the possibility that precious freedoms could be taken away from ministers looking to make a bob or two after their time in office. Just how far will the probe into David Cameron’s lobbying efforts push?

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