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Tory ‘Election Guru’ Who Called David Cameron A ‘Posh C*nt’ To Be Knighted

by : UNILAD on : 28 Dec 2015 15:42

The man who masterminded the Tory Party’s 2015 election success has reportedly been included in the New Year’s honours list.

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The news has been met with frustration online, with many declaring that the decision demonstrated the cronyism of the honours system.

It is also a confusing choice to reward a man who allegedly referred to David Cameron as a ‘posh cunt‘ and a ‘tosser’, a claim made by Lord Ashcroft in the now infamous Call Me Dave.

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Alexandra Runswick, director of a campaign group for democratic reform, Unlock Democracy, has spoken of her disgust at the news.

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She told the Sunday Times that the decision ‘demeans the honours system and undermines trust in politics.’

She added:

The honours system is supposed to be about rewarding public service. David Cameron is using it to reward a lobbyist.”

The internet is also less than impressed.

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The first political own goal for 2016, and we haven’t even reached the new year. Big tick to the Tory government for efficiency I guess.

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