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NEWS STORY : Downing Street Betting Fraud Investigation Widens


The Downing Street betting fraud investigation has widened after the BBC has confirmed that the Gambling Commission are investigating Laura Saunders, the Conservative candidate for Bristol North West after irregular betting on the date of the General Election was uncovered. Saunders is married to Tony Lee, the Conservative Party’s Director of Campaigns, who it was confirmed has today been suspended from his role. Saunders and Lee both refused to comment on the allegations, with Downing Street saying that they were awaiting the investigation from the Gambling Commission.