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Game of tennis sold to Russian

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: July 09, 2014

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Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, talked a few weeks ago about the continued dangers of "City greed and growing inequality... with bankers in a 'heads-I-win, tails-you-lose bubble...'"

This week we learn of the extraordinary fund-raising prize organised by the Conservative Party, where a game of tennis with David Cameron and Boris Johnson was 'sold' for £160,000 to the banker wife of a former minister in Vladimer Putin's government.

A brilliant stroke of propaganda by Cameron, along with the privatisation of cancer care in Staffordshire, to support the election of a centre-left government next year to help address the banker greed, inequality and NHS funding issues. Derek Tatton, Leek

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