New EU rules on accepting Oligarch hospitality
I wonder whom they had in mind when they dreamt that up? Not our old friend Peter Mandelson, surely?
Lord Mandelson, you will recall, got into some trouble in the summer of 2008, when he was still an EU Commissioner. He was found to have spent a holiday on a 238-foot yacht belonging to the Russian aluminium tycoon Oleg Deripaska.