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Tory MPs reject inquiry into David Cameron’s lobbying for Greensill

Former PM will not face scrutiny by Treasury committee following reports he used private channels to lobby on firm’s behalf

David Cameron has drawn criticism from former ministers but escaped official scrutiny by MPs after the Tory-dominated Treasury select committee declined to launch an inquiry into his efforts to lobby government officials on behalf of Greensill Capital.

Parliamentarians have expressed concern over allegations that the former prime minister contacted the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, on his private phone in hopes of securing special access to hundreds of thousands of pounds of emergency Covid loans for the firm, which collapsed this month.

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