A game of tennis with the Prime Minister and Mayor of London has been auctioned by the Tory Party for a reported £160,000 to the wife of a former Russian government minister.
Banker Lubov Chernukhin, who is a Tory party member and supporter, won the prize at the Conservatives' summer fundraising ball on Wednesday.
The Conservative Party, which did not publish a guest list for the function, refused to confirm the amount paid for the match. A spokesman for Boris Johnson said it was a "party matter".
David Cameron said he has pledged to Boris Johnson to change strike laws, introducing a threshold on union ballots.
During a game of table football at the skills centre in Harrow, Mr Cameron made a cheeky reference to Chelsea footballer Ashley Cole after it was confirmed the veteran left-back had been left out of England's World Cup squad.
"That was the Ashley Cole special," he quipped after the Mayor scored an own goal while in control of the blue team's defence.
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David Cameron will be campaigning in Harrow today. The Prime Minister will be joining local Conservative candidates for the council elections on the campaign trail.
David Cameron planted poppy seeds with London schoolchildren today as he helped launch the Royal British Legion's poppy campaign.
The charity will send every school in the country free poppy seeds to plant in a bid to raise children's awareness of the conflict.
The prime minister spoke with pupils from Cathedral Primary School in Southwark as he helped plant the seeds in the Downing Street garden.
David Cameron has labelled next week's planned Tube strike as "completely unjustified and unacceptable".
The RMT union has called five days of strike action amid an ongoing row over Tube ticket office closures.
Talks between London Undergorund and the RMT have so far failed to find a resolution and avert the strike.
“Next week’s Tube strike is completely unjustified and unacceptable," the Prime Minister told the Evening Standard.
“It will hit millions of hard-working families across the capital and cause chaos for businesses. Ed Miliband must make clear he condemns this strike without reservation.”