Posts tagged: Russell Chambers

Top City banker emerges as The Independent Group fundraiser, Guido Fawkes reports

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 11:13 am

Hat tip to political blog Guido Fawkes for landing the story about Russell Chambers emerging as a key funder to The Independent Group, the new centrist political party foreshadowed on Betaville. Below is a link to the piece on Guido Fawkes:

https://order-order.com/2019/03/05/tony-blairs-favourite-banker-fundraising-tig/..

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Breakfast at George...

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 4:13 pm

As a freelance hack Betaville can't really afford to hang out in Richard Caring's uber smart eateries in Mayfair.

But maybe Betaville should because I was reminded today that so many big hitters frequent the retail entrepreneur's restaurants and clubs. Today, for example, at George - the Mayfair private members club - Betaville stumbled across a leading business journalist from a British national newspaper deep in converastion with a high-level contact...

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Blair banker joins former Republican presidential candidate's private equity firm - sources

Monday, 10 October 2016, 4:48 pm

Remember Russell Chambers?

In case you don't, let me remind you. Russell is the smooth-talking Credit Suisse investment banker who hit the headlines in the early Noughties after he invited Tony Blair onto his boat in Barbados and lent the former British Prime Minister some swim shorts. Here is a link to a piece on the topic:..

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