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EXCLUSIVE: Bullingdon 1959- UKIP Party Treasurer and Jacob Rothschild in the 'civilized' Bullingdon Club

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Nick MutchLondon UK
EXCLUSIVE: Bullingdon 1959- UKIP Party Treasurer and Jacob Rothschild in the 'civilized' Bullingdon Club
UKIP has claimed to be an anti-establishment party, but a photo of a senior donor and former Party Treasurer in the club with Jacob Rothschild could raise questions about the personal privileged upbringing of senior party figures.

This installment of the Bullingdon Club photos reveals . In one photo, we have Jacob Rothschild, the head of the Rothschild banking family who is worth an estimated £5 Billion. He is also a close friend and business associate of former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, and his country estate has hosted US Presidents Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan, as well as Francois Mitterand, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Warren Buffett.

Jacob Rothschild is one of the UK's wealthiest individuals

Also featured is Stuart Wheeler who donated £5 million to the Conservative Party in 2001, before switching his party allegiance to UKIP and becoming Party Treasurer between 2011 and 2014. He is a well known figure in the UK's exclusive gambling scene, and played cards with Lord Lucan two day's before the Lord vanished.

Stuart Wheeler was Party Treasurer of 'anti-establishment' party UKIP from 2011-2014

Nat Rothschild followed his father into the Bullingdon

David Dimbleby, a member of the Bullingdon Club around this time, although not pictured, claims that this set was much more civilized than the set that followed. He said:

"I loved being elected to the Bullingdon Club and I'm very proud of the uniform I can still get into. We never broke windows or got wildly drunk, it was a completely different organisation from what it clearly became when Boris Johnson, David Cameron and George Osborne joined, who seem to be ashamed of it, pulling their photographs and so on. But we never did these disgusting, disgraceful things that Boris did."

The full shot of the 1959 club is below.

Other figures in this study include:

Peter Palumbo, Baron Palumbo-
Life peer and former Chairman of the Arts Council of Great Britain. A former polo teammate of Prince Charles and godfather to Princess Beatrice, Palumbo is one of Britain's most influential architects.

David Caccia- At the time of this photo, his father Harold Caccia was Ambassador to the United States, and would later go on to be Provost of Eton College.

Anthony Loehnis- A former executive director of the Bank of England, Loehnis is Chairman of the Centre for Economic Policy research, an economic affairs think tank.

Edward Cazalet- A retired High Court judge and a fellow of Eton College, his is also one of the foremost amateur scholars of P.G. Wodehouse. His mother Leonora was Wodehouse's stepdaughter.

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