DAVID Cameron’s son Arthur is grown-up enough for a fatherly chat about offshore holdings, it has emerged.
The prime minister took his son aside and explained what happens when a man and woman love each other very much and decide to move their funds overseas.
Cameron said: “He’s only 10, and ideally I wanted to leave it a few years but they grow up so fast these days, especially with all the stuff on the internet about ‘shell companies’ in Panama.
“The main things is that he understands that all this stuff is healthy and natural, not weird or embarrassing. “
Dressed in River Island jeans and a blue untucked shirt, Cameron sat down with his son on a tree stump at the bottom of the garden, just like his father did all those years ago.
He said: “You’re nearly a man now, and soon you’ll start to experience complicated feelings towards money.”
However the prime minister skirted around the explicit details of how the money ends up in the right places, preferred to stick with a vague metaphor of trains going into tunnels.