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Tony Abbott registers as agent of foreign influence over UK trade adviser role | Australia news | The Guardian

Former prime minister Tony Abbott
Is he chasing that knighthood self-declaration as an unpaid foreign agent?

Tony Abbott has added himself to Australia’s register of foreign influence after the British government pressed ahead with his appointment to a trade position. The former Australian prime minister registered his new role as an adviser to the UK Board of Trade – an appointment that attracted controversy in both countries – but wrote that he was not receiving any payment.

Tony Abbott registers as agent of foreign influence over UK trade adviser role | Australia news | The Guardian