The media is full of the Attorney General’s comments about “corruption”, and most of it seems to be critical of him.
“Dominic Grieve criticised for claims corruption endemic in some ethnic minority communities”
It seems to me that he was really commenting on the fact that, in many other, perhaps “third world” countries, the culture on such matters is completely different.
How many times have we read that British business people had to take pockets full of cash when trying to do business in these countries in order to secure permission for their developments. It was, and often is, the norm.
I can well recall a number of instances here in England, when conducting a Member of Parliament’s constituency surgery. A constituent would come along to consult the MP. He would be of, for example, Asian origin although now resident in England. He would be a businessman, well respected in…
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