Hague tells ITV1's The Agenda: I have not seen any examples of individual donations changing policy

William Hagues says he has not seen any money being exchanged for special access
William Hagues says he has not seen any money being exchanged for special access Credit: Reuters/Luke MacGregor

The Foreign Secretary has discussed cash-for-access on ITV's The Agenda with Tom Bradby. Speaking as one of the guests on the programme to be broadcast at 10.35pm tonight, William Hague was asked what £250,000 buys:

"Hopefully only the satisfaction of supporting a political party. I don't think you'll get much more than that. All the parties have had problems with allegations about funding.

"If there's one reassuring thing that I can say as somebody who's served in two cabinets is if people think that an individual donor, a rich person, can change a policy by giving money to a party - I haven't ever seen on the inside an example of that".

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