This particular story in the news suggests that too many politicians have too many vested interests in large business enterprises and despite the legal implications, they choose not to disclose them for public scrutiny.
Theresa May, like many of her fellow politicians, chooses not to reveal too much about family connections or the sources of family wealth, but when it involves the Prime Minister and national policy, I think we have the right to know.
The outcome of the latest cannabis fiasco has involved the Home Office as well as the Ministry of Health and brought shame to both. One suspects pressure was ultimately brought to bear and stubborn prejudice was forced to give way to common-sense because of increasingly adverse publicity. A spectacle that does not inspire confidence in the current government – nor its wisdom in giving credence to its advisors or civil servants.