Former Tory chancellor George Osborne raking in cash from company that shorted Carillion collapse

Former Tory chancellor George Osborne is being paid £13,000-a-day by US fund managers BlackRock:

BlackRock had shorted its investments in Carillion – which means it benefits massively from any fall in its investments in the company as opposed to any rises:

So looks like everyone’s a winner from the collapse of Carillion.

Apart from the British taxpayers having to fork out millions, the Carillion workers being laid off and the hundreds of small businesses facing bankruptcy as a result of this Tory mess, obviously.

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