Belfast Telegraph

PM hosted Comic Relief stars

David Cameron hosted stars of Comic Relief at his grace-and-favour country retreat to celebrate the success of last year's fund-raising event.

The Prime Minister hosted a dinner at Chequers for talent including Lenny Henry, David Walliams, Alex Jones, James Corden, Davina McCall and Jo Whiley.

The details were revealed in the latest disclosure of who Mr Cameron wined and dined at public expense, covering April to June last year.

Other guests at the bash in May included BBC director general Lord Hall, film director Richard Curtis with his partner Emma Freud, and Premier League boss Richard Scudamore.

Dragon's Den star Theo Paphitis, Sainsbury's boss Justin King, and advertising supremo Cilla Snowball were among attendees from the business world.

Meanwhile, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg hosted luminaries at his Chevening retreat including chefs Lorraine Pascale and Henry Dimbleby, presenter Katie Derham, and author Edward Docx.

Here is the full list of Chequers guests April-June 2014:

Kevin Cahill

Julia Carey

James Corden

Richard Curtis

Tim Davie

Anne Davie

Ellie Davis

Fiona Dawson

Nigel Dawson

Emma Freud

Lord and Lady Hall

Tristia Harrison

Lenny HenryAlex Jones

Justin King

Claire Lenighan

Cindy Macmillan

Michael Macmillan

Davina McCall

Debbie Paphitis

Theo Paphitis

Alice Richard

Matthew Robertson

Catherine Scudamore

Richard Scudamore

Didier Seeuws

Cilla Snowball

Charlie Thomson

Herman Van Rompuy

David Walliams

Rebecca Webb

Jo Whiley

Greg Whyte

Keith Williams

Lynn Williams

Here is the full list of Chevening guests April-June 2014:

Sam Cannicott

Katie Derham

Henry Dimbleby

Jemima Lewis

Edward Docx

Dr Caroline Hart

Dr Oliver Hart

David Laws MP

Jamie Lundie

Lorraine Pascale

Matthew Reed

Richard Reed

Jennifer Reed

John Vincent


From Belfast Telegraph