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Calling Conservatives: New public appointments announced. Chair of HS2 Ltd - and more

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

Eight years ago , the TaxPayers' Alliance reported that “in the last year, five times more Labour people were appointed to public bodies than Tories”.
It currently reports that almost half of avowedly political appointees last year owed their allegiance to Labour Party, compared to less than a third for the Conservatives.
Despite the selection of some Party members or supporters to fill important posts, over time, the Conservatives have punched beneath their weight when it comes to public appointments. One of the reasons seems to be that Tories simply don't apply in the same number as...
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