Private members’ clubs: what’s the point?

Another of London’s private members’ clubs is in the spotlight as scrutiny on such exclusive establishments intensifies. 

Men-only club Buck’s in Mayfair “is facing a revolt” among its members after “disgraced” hedge fund manager Crispin Odey was put forward to join, said the Financial Times. Odey has strenuously denied allegations against him of sexual assault and harassment, but a Buck’s member told the paper that “he’s just not someone we want to be associated with”. 

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