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Lobbying rules are 'pretty good' and Cameron didn't do anything wrong - minister

Sky News Sunday, 18 April 2021 ()
Lobbying rules are 'pretty good' and Cameron didn't do anything wrong - ministerDavid Cameron did not do anything wrong when lobbying for Greensill Capital and "meticulously observed the rules", the environment secretary has told Sky News.
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