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Dave helps one hard working person

Oh the joys of being a lobbyist at Tory conference. Holding court in the bar of the Midland Hotel, my spies tell me that the doyen of the old school spinmeisters, Peter Bingle, was caught off guard by a visitor paying homage at his table.

‘Hello Peter, how’s business?’ asked the eager conference goer.

‘Very well thank you, Prime Minister’, came the reply.

‘My fees have just doubled,’ the jolly gent told me later in the evening. One hardworking person is happy.

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