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There's no smoke without lobbying 2013

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2013 2013 2013 <span style="font-family: inherit;">Like a few other papers, the </span><a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/jul/13/david-cameron-lynton-crosby-tobacco?guni=Keyword:news-grid%20main-1%20Main%20trailblock:Editable%20trailblock%20-%20news:Position1" style="font-family: inherit;" target="_blank"><b>Observer</b></a><span style="font-family: inherit;"> carries reports of growing tensions within the ConDem coalition about the role of tory election strategist Lynton Crosby.&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: white; color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><span style="line-height: 18px;">The disquiet comes from a government&nbsp;</span></span><span style="line-height: 18px;">decision</span><span style="font-family: inherit;"><span style="line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;to&nbsp;</span></span></span><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23281804" style="font-family: inherit; line-height: 18px;" target="_blank"><b>delay plans</b></a><span style="color: #333333; font-family: inherit;"><span style="line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;to introduce plain cigarette packaging in England</span></span><span style="color: #333333; font-family: inherit;"><span style="line-height: 18px;">.</span></span><br /><span style="color: #333333; line-height: 18px;"><br /></span><span style="color: #333333;"><span style="line-height: 18px;">Despite vehement denials from the&nbsp;despatch&nbsp;box by David Cameron that the sudden halt represented a caving in to pressure&nbsp;the tobacco industry it has now emerged that&nbsp;cigarette&nbsp;manufacturer&nbsp;</span></span>Phillip Morris is a<span style="color: #333333; line-height: 18px;">mong the clients handled by Crosby's lobbying firm.</span><br /><span style="font-family: inherit;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: inherit;">Labour are</span><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23301478" style="font-family: inherit;" target="_blank"> <b>calling for a probe</b></a><span style="font-family: inherit;"> into the extent of the PM's own involvement in putting the measures on hold. The&nbsp;</span>government<span style="font-family: inherit;">&nbsp;has dismissed the call as a stunt but are a lot less&nbsp;</span>dismissive<span style="font-family: inherit;">&nbsp;about noises from&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: white; color: #333333; line-height: 18px;">former health secretary Stephen Dorrell, chair of the</span><span style="background-color: white; color: #333333; font-family: inherit; line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;select committee on health, and who is looking for answers to some uncomfortable questions.</span><br /><span style="background-color: white; color: #333333; font-family: inherit; line-height: 18px;"><br /></span><span style="background-color: white; color: #333333; font-family: inherit; line-height: 18px;">Liberal Democrats are understandably calling for Crosby to be sacked but even they accept that the underlying problem is that the spectre of lobby influence on Cameron's watch shows no signs of going away.</span><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><span style="font-family: inherit;">Like a few other papers, the </span><a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/jul/13/david-cameron-lynton-crosby-tobacco?guni=Keyword:news-grid%20main-1%20Main%20trailblock:Editable%20trailblock%20-%20news:Position1" style="font-family: inherit;" target="_blank"><b>Observer</b></a><span style="font-family: inherit;"> carries reports of growing tensions within the ConDem coalition about the role of tory election strategist Lynton Crosby.&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: white; color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><span style="line-height: 18px;">The disquiet comes from a government&nbsp;</span></span><span style="line-height: 18px;">decision</span><span style="font-family: inherit;"><span style="line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;to&nbsp;</span></span></span><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23281804" style="font-family: inherit; line-height: 18px;" target="_blank"><b>delay plans</b></a><span style="color: #333333; font-family: inherit;"><span style="line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;to introduce plain cigarette packaging in England</span></span><span style="color: #333333; font-family: inherit;"><span style="line-height: 18px;">.</span></span><br /><span style="color: #333333; line-height: 18px;"><br /></span><span style="color: #333333;"><span style="line-height: 18px;">Despite vehement denials from the&nbsp;despatch&nbsp;box by David Cameron that the sudden halt represented a caving in to pressure&nbsp;the tobacco industry it has now emerged that&nbsp;cigarette&nbsp;manufacturer&nbsp;</span></span>Phillip Morris is a<span style="color: #333333; line-height: 18px;">mong the clients handled by Crosby's lobbying firm.</span><br /><span style="font-family: inherit;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: inherit;">Labour are</span><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23301478" style="font-family: inherit;" target="_blank"> <b>calling for a probe</b></a><span style="font-family: inherit;"> into the extent of the PM's own involvement in putting the measures on hold. The&nbsp;</span>government<span style="font-family: inherit;">&nbsp;has dismissed the call as a stunt but are a lot less&nbsp;</span>dismissive<span style="font-family: inherit;">&nbsp;about noises from&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: white; color: #333333; line-height: 18px;">former health secretary Stephen Dorrell, chair of the</span><span style="background-color: white; color: #333333; font-family: inherit; line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;select committee on health, and who is looking for answers to some uncomfortable questions.</span><br /><span style="background-color: white; color: #333333; font-family: inherit; line-height: 18px;"><br /></span><span style="background-color: white; color: #333333; font-family: inherit; line-height: 18px;">Liberal Democrats are understandably calling for Crosby to be sacked but even they accept that the underlying problem is that the spectre of lobby influence on Cameron's watch shows no signs of going away.</span><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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