Anorak | Tony Blair’s Labour Party MP’s Secret £100,000 Gift To LSE Student Saif Gaddafi

Tony Blair’s Labour Party MP’s Secret £100,000 Gift To LSE Student Saif Gaddafi

by | 27th, November 2011

WILL Saif Gaddafi die before he can take the stand at the International Criminal Court? If he does, then perpetually terminally ill Abdelbaset Mohmed Ali al-Megrahi will have outlived the Libyan leaders who presided over the Lockerbie killer’s release from a Scottish prison.

While we wonder what Saif Gaddafi knows about the deaths of 270 people in the UK’s biggest ever mass murder what will he reveal and why the Sunday Times reports that Argus Scotland where former Labour MP Adam Ingram was non-executive chairman gave the Gadaffi International Charity and Development Foundation £100,000 at about the same time as it was awarded a multi-million-pound contract in Libya” .

That contract was awarded to Argus by Libya’s Organisation for the Development of Administrative Centres. Argus would design 10 universities.

Ingram was the armed forces minister from 2001 to 2007. He was MP East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow. Yep, in Scotland, where al-Megrahi lived for a time.

The paper adds:

Ingram also worked as a consultant for Argus Libya and was paid more than £40,000 a year by the group… According to the report, the firm specialises “in seeking commercial opportunity in Libya, especially in the military sphere”.

The donation was discovered during a confidential investigation by the London School of Economics (LSE) two years ago, but has never been revealed because of the potential political embarrassment.

Also known as the truth getting out.

That’s the LSE, which received a nice fat £1.5m donation from Gaddafi. It’s the school where Saif studied and browsed the internet for material for his doctorate. The £100,000 made up part of that £1.5m gift. The Gadaffi International Charity and

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