David Laws has spoken exclusively to ITV News West Country about the now infamous note he received on his first day at the Treasury from his Labour predecessor saying "there is no money."
The former Chief Secretary to the Treasury said: "I really didn't regard it as a big thing and I only mentioned it almost by accident at a press conference that we held a few days in to the government, not expecting rather naively, the huge reaction that it got."
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The 81-year-old revealed she wasn't asked to follow the hit TV show to Channel 4, and wouldn't have been tempted by the money.