BoE publishes emails showing unsuccessful lobbying by former PM

David Cameron
David Cameron
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The Bank of England published letters and emails today (April 22), showing that former UK prime minister David Cameron lobbied the central bank on several occasions in a bid to save the collapsing firm Greensill Capital.

The BoE published the correspondence as part of a freedom of information request. In an accompanying statement, the central bank said “no changes” were made to the Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF) as a result of Cameron’s lobbying.

Greensill was a financial firm

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