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Tony Blair’s Chief Of Staff And The Arms Trade

by | 20th, May 2007

TONY Blair is going. And his Chief of Staff Jonathan Powell may be in trouble.

Dizzy writes:

According this morning Sunday Times , Tony Blair’s Chief of Staff Jonathan Powell may be in some more trouble. They have said that he may be investigated in relation to corruption allegations about the BAE/Saudi Arabia arms trading. His brother, Charles Powell (former foreign policy adviser to Margaret Thatcher) is alleged to have acted a lobbying back channel to Blair via Powell. Lord Powell has said that he may well have discussed things with his brother but he cannot remember.

The fact that the Saudi issue has now led investigators to Downing Street at a time when the Police have already been

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