This used to be the sort of revelation that could ruin a career. Now, it seems as long as nobody is told about it, nobody bothers too much. The watchwords seem to be, as Tom says, “Best keep it to ourselves.”
NO! Let’s spread it around and see if anything else gets shaken out of the woodwork.

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the Daily Mail!)

Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre – whose newspaper really likes to rant a lot about how evil all things EU are – is not averse to pocketing a few hundred thousand Euro here and there from the EU in subsidies when it suits him.

Here’s the exact figure he’s pocketed in EU subsidies for his estate in Scotland (from

Langwell Estate

I suppose Dacre thinks it’s all right just as long as nobody notices.

So best keep it to ourselves then.



Related articles by Tom Pride:

How Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre’s father avoided the front-line in WW2

Daily Mail story about sunrises being shown on big screens in Beijing was made up

Photo of Mark Duggan at daughter’s funeral cropped to paint him as a gangster

Daily Mail Apologises To Its Readers After Admitting Publishing Something True

Daily Mail fail –…

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