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Jeremy Corbyn made Shami Chakrabarti an unelected peer in highly controversial circumstances and threw fuel on the fire by inviting Shami into his shadow cabinet just a few months after she joined the Labour Party. Now it appears that Shami is hiring herself out for up to £5,000 a speech (via an agency which specialises in keynote after dinner speakers) while still serving in the shadow cabinet and picking up her £300 per day tax free allowance for sitting in the House of Lords.
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