So far the climate-obsessed BBC News is pretending to be unaware of this story.
The Lords sleaze watchdog has launched a formal investigation into claims that John Selwyn Gummer failed to declaremore than £600,000 of payments made to his private company by ‘green’ businesses that stand to profit from his advice to Ministers.
Five MPs lodged a complaint with Standards Commissioner Lucy Scott-Moncrieff following last week’s Mail on Sunday revelations about the business interests of the Tory peer, who chairs the influential Climate Change Committee (CCC).
Just hours later, she announced her inquiry into allegations he may have breached code of conduct rules.
A formal investigation has been launched into claims that John Selwyn Gummer failed to declare more than £600,000 of payments made to his private company
The CCC has backed taxpayer-funded subsidies for ‘renewable’ energy projects, and last week we disclosed how Gummer’s family consultancy firm Sancroft International had been paid by businesses working in the same field.
It is understood that a dossier submitted…
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February 10, 2019 at 06:00AM