Embarrassing Questions (with Crispin Blunt MP)

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David Cameron is under scrutiny by MPs as he is asked about his work lobbying for the collapsed finance firm Greensill Capital.

Crispin Blunt, Conservative MP for Reigate tells Bloomberg Westminster's Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing the system worked because Greensill did not, in the end, get any government loans. But he would like to ask Cameron whether it wasn't deeply embarrassing that, after himself identifying influence peddling as the next big parliamentary scandal, he then took a lobbying job.

Plus Chris White, former special advisor to several Conservative Cabinet Ministers, and now co-head of advocacy at SEC Newgate, joins to discuss what reform is needed in lobbying and how far any of it matters to voters.

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