Theresa May has been accused of "cronyism", after handing honors to his assistants during his time in Downing Street, including his controversial former advisors, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , those who left the office amid accusations of behavior of intimidation.
despite the fact that May was a strong critique with David Cameron when the latter, in his role as prime minister, recomensó to your hairdresser with the Order of the British Empire, the former prime minister has followed in the footsteps of Cameron and has rewarded the work of their relatives.
The former prime minister gives awards to at least 20 of his former advisers, including a knighthood for Robbie Gibb , director of communications, and a title of honour to Gavin Barwell , the former mp who was his chief of staff.
three Other of his assistants to long-term, Stephen Parkinson , Liz Sanderson and Joanna Penn , will be sent to the House of Lords. is Olly Robbins , a consultant May in the European Union, which was hated by the "Brexiters", and George Holingbery , his former assistant parliamentarian, were appointed commanders of the order of St. Michael and St. George.
The honors lower, the Medals of the British Empire, was awarded to a housekeeper and chef at Downing Street, Chequers, the refuge of former prime minister british.
they have Also been rewarded with honors several financial backers, such as David Brownlow , who has donated more than two million pounds to the conservatives, or Ehud Sheleg , who donated nearly three millobnes of pounds and therefore has received the title of Knight.Reactions
Ian Lavery , chair of the Labour Party, has said that it was not a surprise that large donors "Tories" and the cronies of the No 10 to be honored again. "Conservatives only care about taking care of their own, and only defend the wealthy few who finance them", complaints.
Pete Wishart , a veteran deputy of the SNP, accused May of "give honors like candy to the same counselors conservatives that got us into this mess in the Brexit". In addition, he added that it was the "worst kind of cronyism, and it demonstrates everything that is wrong with the system of Westminster's broken". "Westminster isn't working for Scotland. The House of Lords should have been abolished decades ago and the whole system is rotten and urgently needs reform ".
A source close to the former administration May emphasized that the former prime minister has had a long political career and that people from different areas of public life were honoured in the list, not just exasesores.Updated Date: 11 September 2019, 22:30