• Tory minister Lord Nash failed to declare £50,000 investment in energy industry startup
  • Firm lobbied UK government, a competition inquiry and the European Commission to act against its competitors
  • Company claims credit for select committee inquiry and clampdown by regulator
  • Peer voted on three different pieces of energy-related legislation

John Nash Baron Nash

A government minister failed to declare shares worth £50,000 in a company lobbying government, a competition inquiry, a select committee and the European Commission. Private equity mogul and Tory donor Lord Nash also voted on several pieces of energy-related legislation while holding the shares.

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