During Saturday's "Faith in Politics" event two strong statements were made which were barely challenged and which I feel need further exploration.
Category - cash for access
March 4, 2015
March 28, 2012
In the cash for access row the Conservatives have portrayed Labour’s relationship with the unions as equivalent to, and just as insidious as, their own relationship with a handful of rich donors. This is highly disingenuous. The Downing Street dinners only illustrate what we have all known all along: that rich people naturally gravitate towards the Conservative party, but whoever is in power they will always, as individuals, try to wield a disproportionate influence in their own interest.