Busted: David Cameron Faces ‘Serious Questions’ Over Claims His Former Communications Chief Received Several Hundred Thousand Pounds From News International During Time With Tories

Cameron Faces Questions Over Claims Coulson Paid By NOTW During Time With Tories (Huffington Post, Aug 23, 2011):

PRESS ASSOCIATION — Prime Minister David Cameron faces “serious questions” over claims his former communications chief received several hundred thousand pounds from News International while he was employed by the Conservatives, Labour has said.

A series of severance payments were made to former News of the World editor Andy Coulson for several months after he began working for the Tories, according to the BBC.

The instalments totalled the full entitlement under his two-year contract as editor of the now defunct tabloid which was published by News International, the BBC claimed.

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