Two troughers seize opportunities
Posted by Mary on September 18, 2020, 7:37 am
Tom Watson joins Paddy Power. |
Tom Watson takes job as adviser to Paddy Power and Betfair
Owner Flutter Entertainment says it will pay former Labour MP for advice on problem gambling
17 Sep 2020
Tom Watson, the former Labour MP who was one of parliament’s most virulent campaigners for gambling reform, has joined the world’s largest online betting company as an adviser.
Flutter Entertainment, which owns Paddy Power, Betfair and SkyBet, said it would pay Watson a retainer, understood to be less than £100,000, to advise it on tackling problem gambling.'
Grayling joins Hutchison Ports
'Ex-Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has landed a £100,000 job advising the owner of some of the UK's top ports.
The Conservative MP is working for Hutchison Ports, which operates Harwich and Felixstowe among other terminals.
According to the MPs' register of financial interests, he will be paid for seven hours work a week for a year.