23 Jun 2024

Conservative betting scandal: another top Tory investigated

Ciaran Jenkins: It was bad enough that an MP close to the Prime Minister admitted betting on the election date.

There was also the director of campaigns who has taken leave of absence amid claims he gambled on the election timing, while his wife, a candidate in Bristol, is being investigated too.

Now it’s reported that Tory party data chief Nick Mason has taken time off amid allegations that he also placed bets.