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The Conservatives’ chief election strategist Lynton Crosby seems unable to stay out of the headlines as it emerged this morning that his lobbying firm advised healthcare companies on the best way to “exploit failings” in the NHS.

A presentation given by Crosby Textor to the H5 Private Healthcare Alliance has been obtained by the Guardian, adding pressure on prime minster David Cameron to reveal if Crosby has ever lobbied him personally on issues in which his company have…

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