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Neil Hamilton

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"The career break came after the 1992 election when John Major gave him his current job in the Department of Trade and Industry, which Mr Hamilton swiftly dubbed the Department of Incomprehensible Affairs. An evangelising former vice-chairman of the now much diminished Federation of Conservative Students..." [1]

Fighting Fund

"The "Neil Hamilton Fighting Fund" is run by Lord Harris of High Cross, a former president of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and Norris McWhirter. Among those who have given money are Taki Theodoracopulos, the Greek socialite, the former Tory MP and whip Gyles Brandreth and the Tory MP Gerald Howarth. Another donor is Tiny Rowland's widow," Josie Rowland. [2]

Another funder was James Goldsmith. [3]  

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References

  1. independent The Cash-for-Questions Affair: The miners' grandson who found a niche in the right, organizational web page, accessed May 26, 2013.
  2. BBC A burst of freedom, organizational web page, accessed May 26, 2013.
  3. independent The Cash-for-Questions Affair: The miners' grandson who found a niche in the right, organizational web page, accessed May 26, 2013.