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Newton fund manager in car crash

Newton Income fund manager Robert Shelton was seriously ill in hospital this week, following a car crash on Friday.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, Newton said: “We are all hoping that Robert makes a full and speedy recovery and obviously our thoughts are with him and his family at this time.”

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