Monday, August 29, 2011

#Hackgate : Five questions for #Coulson

Andy Coulson

The Conservatives have had to face fresh allegations about their former Director of Communications Andy Coulson after revelations that he was still receiving payments from News International while working for David Cameron.

Until now, Cameron and his party have consistently maintained that Coulson’s only income was the salary paid to him by the Conservatives (reportedly £275,000). This was corroborated by Coulson himself. However, according to
Robert Peston at the BBC, Coulson continued to receive his News International work beneļ¬ts three years after he had resigned as editor of News of the World, including healthcare, a company car, and thousands of pounds in severance pay..... read more