Boris's anti-corruption tsar says peerages shouldn’t be awarded for nepotism and donations

Boris's anti-corruption tsar says peerages shouldn’t be awarded for nepotism and donations

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11/28/2021 6:08:00 AM

Boris's anti-corruption tsar says peerages shouldn’t be awarded for nepotism and donations

BORIS JOHNSON's appointee as anti-corruption champion is set to announce a new points-based system for peerages.

to a select group of multimillionaire donors who pay more than £3 million to the party in the last twenty years. They crossed several references and realised that wealthy benefactors appear to be guaranteed a peerage if they take on the temporary role as the party treasurer and increase their own donations beyond £3 million.

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John Penrone, who has been MP for Weston-super-Mare since 2005, was appointed anti-corruption champion by the cabinet office back in 2017.He will introduce Poverty Trapped, a wide-ranging policy paper, next week.Mr Penrone has described the current system as"murky and old-fashioned" and would like to replace it with an annual"UK talent list" and a points-based honours system. headtopics.com

The anti-corruption champion is set to announce a new points-based system for peerages.(Image: Getty)The Tories have been offering seats in the House of Lords to a select group of rich donors.(Image: Getty)The MP would like to see peerages awarded on"talent, ability and hard work" rather than"whom you knew, where you went to school or how much you donated to a political party."

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John Penrone said in a statement:"The new system wouldn’t include points for donations to any political party, so it would be crystal-clear that anyone getting an honour had earned it for something else, and their donations couldn’t have made a difference."

He added:"The top teachers, for example, might be the ones who had successfully run Britain’s largest or most-improved schools for the longest time."The top business people could be those who had either run the largest or fastest-growing companies for many years or the entrepreneurs who had created the most wealth from scratch.

READ MORE: Queen Elizabeth knights Captain Sir Thomas Moore.(Image: Getty)The MP would like to see peerages awarded on 'talent, ability and hard work.'

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The tory party seems to be inherently corrupt. Can the raft of recent peerages which patently broke this rule be revoked then ? A list as long as your arm ! Intrigued by repeat references to John PENRONE? The anti-corruption tsar is John PENROSE. Why would a respectable newspaper make such a fundamental error? Is it because Penrose’s wife is Baroness Dido Harding, peer and beneficiary of nepotism. Cronyism ToryCorruption Sleaze

What are the anti-corruption tsar’s thoughts on the peerage awarded to Dido Harding, repeat failure, government crony, and ‘victim’ of exactly the kind of nepotism described in the article? I only ask because she is his wife. Reports suggest that de piffpoff was offering a non white Friday deal, 'Peerages are 33% off, now only £2m!'

Nobody needed an anti corruption tzar to tell them that. They shouldn't but they are So when does Owen Patterson get his peerage😡 🤮 When was the last time one wasn't? They've made a damn joke out of it. Then again, peerages shouldn't even be a thing. Well actually do something about it.

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There will never be anymore peerages handed out as these are the main reasons peerages are awarded just like overpaid part time workers getting knighthood for doing part time work, ed davey, John redwood, and Alan Duncan are 3 that spring to mind But they will anyway - currently the going rate is about £3 million

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