'Lord Wharton has been appointed chair of the Office for Students (OfS) but is also a paid adviser to a firm Aquind, which wants to build a cable linking the UK and French electricity grids.
The £1.2bn project would be built through the University of Portsmouth, which is strongly opposed to the route.
The OfS says protections are in place to prevent conflicts of interest.'
What exactly is he paid to do? He was another in the campaign group to bring Johnson in as leader, ie lobby fodder.
Donations in multiple £thousands have been made to him under various names (probably ex Tory Central Office funds) including from from Temerko and Cruddas.