Jail looms for bent Tory campaign manager


A Tory campaign manager who fleeced the party out of tens of thousands of pounds is facing jail. James Thompson, 38, siphoned off £53,000 whilst employed as the Westminster North Conservative Association’s office manager between 2011 and 2015. He wrote cheques out to himself and bought himself Apple gadgets including an iPad and iPhone, a brand-new TV – and even used party funds to pay for his Christmas dinner. Thompson penned unauthorised cheques in his own name for £35,147.57 from…

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