Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 30th April 2008.

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Photo of Gordon Brown Gordon Brown The Prime Minister, Leader of the Labour Party 11:30 am, 30th April 2008

I knew nothing of these loans.

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J H Hall
Posted on 3 May 2008 11:37 am (Report this annotation)

It is perfectly possible that Lord Levy is just mistaken, and that although he had overall control of the campaign, Gordon Brown knew nothing of the loans. However, if this be the case, then it indicates that there is no supervision of the ethics of financial matters in the Labour Party.
As previous experience of sleaze in the Conservative Party has shown, the steps from unethical to immoral to corrupt are very slight indeed.
How may we be assured that these steps have not been taken within the Labour Party?