Sam Bright

About

Sam is DeSmog’s UK Deputy Editor. He was previously the Investigations Editor of Byline Times and an investigative journalist at the BBC. He is the author of two books: Fortress London, and Bullingdon Club Britain.

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Conservatives accused of a “stitch up” as Trudy Harrison replaces Green Tory Chris Skidmore.

Conservatives accused of a “stitch up” as Trudy Harrison replaces Green Tory Chris Skidmore.
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Michael Spencer, who has donated millions to the Conservative Party, is the largest shareholder in North Sea exploration firm Deltic Energy.

Michael Spencer, who has donated millions to the Conservative Party, is the largest shareholder in North Sea exploration firm Deltic Energy.
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The Electoral Commission said it would consider enforcement action after the anti-net zero party inaccurately reported a different name on the donation.

The Electoral Commission said it would consider enforcement action after the anti-net zero party inaccurately reported a different name on the donation.
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Donations to the Global Warming Policy Foundation fell markedly, with the group posting a loss of over £150,000.

Donations to the Global Warming Policy Foundation fell markedly, with the group posting a loss of over £150,000.
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The Dubai-based Legatum Group funds multiple organisations that have advocated against climate action.

The Dubai-based Legatum Group funds multiple organisations that have advocated against climate action.
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Michael Hintze, one of the early backers of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, also donated to Environment Secretary Steve Barclay in 2023.

Michael Hintze, one of the early backers of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, also donated to Environment Secretary Steve Barclay in 2023.
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The fossil fuel industry has a huge presence at this year's UN climate talks — including many US lawmakers who count the sector among their biggest donors.

The fossil fuel industry has a huge presence at this year's UN climate talks — including many US lawmakers who count the sector among their biggest donors.
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The former chancellor will reportedly take over as the chairman of the newspaper if it is sold to an investment fund backed by the Gulf state.

The former chancellor will reportedly take over as the chairman of the newspaper if it is sold to an investment fund backed by the Gulf state.
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The company, which organises conferences for the oil and gas industry, was awarded the contract without competition.

The company, which organises conferences for the oil and gas industry, was awarded the contract without competition.
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The group, which reportedly has UAE state backing, is leading the race to buy the British newspaper.

The group, which reportedly has UAE state backing, is leading the race to buy the British newspaper.