Saturday, 1 December 2007

Donorgate - the French connection. Mahmoud Khayami

The donargate scandal extends into new territory tonight. The Daily Mail have a report into donations of £830,000 in the past eight months received by Labour, from Iranian-born car dealer Mahmoud Khayami. His first donation of £500,000 was made the day after he qualified to donate. Questions are being asked as to whether Mr Khayami had any help getting onto the electoral roll.

A Labour spokesman said: "As far as we know, this donation is in order. But of course we will look into all these issues as part of our ongoing internal inquiry." Tory Chris Grayling said: "It is now very clear Gordon Brown had ordered a 'dash for cash' ahead of an early Election."

Full story HERE

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