Fresh questions for Tory party co-chair over meetings with ministers

No record kept of meetings ministers had with Ben Elliot, who has faced claims he ran secretive club for donors

New questions are being asked about the influence of the Conservative party’s co-chair, who has been mired in cash-for-access claims, after it emerged no record was kept of what was discussed in meetings with ministers in his role as “food waste champion.”

, Fresh questions for Tory party co-chair over meetings with ministers, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

Ben Elliot has faced accusations he ran a secretive club for top donors that blurred the line between his business interests and political role. Controversy has been swirling around the 46-year-old – who has made a fortune from helping the super rich “forge relationships” – since it was reported that he had created an “advisory board” for wealthy Conservative donors who have received regular access to the prime minister and Rishi Sunak, the chancellor.

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