IoS exclusive: Revealed – Cameron’s secret summit with News Corp – UK Politics – UK – The Independent

by peterjukes

The involvement of Mr Michel, the head of public affairs for News Corp, in such a top-level meeting severely undermines his portrayal by Mr Hunt and the Prime Minister as simply a lobbyist and “Walter Mitty” fantasist.

The previously undisclosed meeting in November 2009 also shows how Mr Cameron was being assiduously courted by News Corp executives beyond the Murdoch family, as the company was gearing up for its bid to take over BSkyB.

George Osborne and William Hague were also present at the talks, The IoS understands.

via IoS exclusive: Revealed – Cameron’s secret summit with News Corp – UK Politics – UK – The Independent.

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