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“I’ve been thinking, we need more reciprocal pension agreements with the Bahamas”
Pensions minister Steve Webb , hoping for some quality work trips abroad

“Only my mother calls me Steven,”
Webb again, referring to the introductions at a Reform event as a little too formal

“Got to go, the sandwich man is here. I’ll call you back…”
Hargreaves Lansdown’s Tom McPhail chooses his lunch rather than a thought-provoking natter with an MM hack

“If you need to douse yourselves, the river is over there,”
Clifford Chance head of public policy Michael Smyth gives unorthodox fire instructions at the start of a Reform event


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