‘Two-faced’ Tories took 31,500 gift from fizzled bank chief

The Tories were blamed of bad faith last night after tolerating gifts from a senior official of the venture bank whose crumple activated the worldwide credit crisis.

Millionaire Christian Meissner, the previous European head of Lehman Brothers, gave 31,500 to the party this summer.

Mr Meissner has supposedly propelled a lawful fight to hook back $17.3million – 10million – in pay what’s more, rewards from the executives of Lehman Brothers. He says he is due the cash – in spite of the crumple of the bank.

Labour says the reality the Tories acknowledged his gift appears the empty nature of Shadow Chancellor George Osborne’s assaults on bankers’ bonuses. In an meet last month, Mr Osborne particularly assaulted the ‘excessive’ reward culture at Lehman Brothers.

Last night backbench Work MP Phil Wilson requested they hand the cash back. ‘Yet once more the two faces of Cameron/-Osborne are on appear for all to see,’ he said.

‘They are upbeat to take the exceptionally cash that in open they say ought to not be received. They require to give this back or, then again give it to philanthropy to have any credibility.’

Records from the Appointive Commission appear Mr Meissner given 31,500 to the Traditionalist Party on July 27.

He joined Lehmans from Goldman Sachs in 2004 what’s more, moved toward becoming co-chief official of all the bank’s exercises over Europe what’s more, the Center East a week some time recently it crumpled in October last year.

The Money related Administrations Specialist at that point demanded banks required to be additional wary – declining the credit drought.

Mr Osborne said last month that highlights such as conceded rewards were frequently utilized in banks that had ‘quite intemperate reward societies in the past’. He particularly said Lehman Siblings as an example.

Last night a Tory representative said: ‘All person gifts are in strict understanding with the Political Parties Races what’s more, Choices Act of 2000.’

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