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New Cruddas access boasts

Peter Cruddas, the disgraced former Tory party treasurer, claimed to have direct access to Prime Minister David Cameron on at least 13 occasions - even bankrolling a dinner at Chequers, The Sunday Times reports.

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New Sunday Times footage of Peter Cruddas

"I feel that, as I work for the party," former Conservative Party Treasurer Peter Cruddas tells Sunday Times reporters, "my job is to get the donors in front of the Prime Minister."

He describes Chequers as "fantastic" and says of one dinner he attended, "I was sitting next to Sam [Cameron], because I sponsored the evening."

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