Sutherland declared Libyan conflict of interest at LSE meeting

Peter Sutherland, the banker and chairman of the London School of Economics, declared a conflict of interest at the LSE council meeting which decided to accept £1.5million from a charity headed by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

12th March, 2011

Peter Sutherland, the banker and chairman of the London School of Economics, declared a conflict of interest at the LSE council meeting which decided to accept £1.5million from a charity headed by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

LSE records show Sutherland took no further role in that part of the June 2009 meeting, where it was agreed to accept the donation from the Gaddafi International and Development Foundation, Sutherland’s spokesman said.

Sutherland’s conflict was...

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