Tory Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) minister Esther McVey received £10,000 from the head of an aggressive loans company which offers unsecured high APR loans to customers on benefits.{jcomments on}

Tory donor Henry Angest, the chairman and chief executive of Arbuthnot Banking Group, gave the Conservative Party £17,500 in the first quarter of 2014, including £10,000 to welfare minister Esther McVey.

Arbuthnot Banking Group acquired Everyday Loans in 2012, a company that provides unsecured loans to people on benefits at up to 80 per cent APR.

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