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Dating businessman

Although he was an enthusiastic supporter of New Labour, and previously donated money to the Liberal Democrats, Noon often sounded more like a Right-wing Conservative.

His father, who ran a sweet shop, died when his son was seven, and the shop was taken over by a family member.

He returned in 1972 with just £50 in his pocket and set up a sweet shop in Southall just as the market for Indian sweets was boosted by the arrival of thousands of Indian immigrants from Uganda.

He created “Bombay mix” and founded a confectionery company, Bombay Halwa.

He also backed the war in Iraq, arguing that Saddam Hussein should have been shot as soon as he was pulled out of his hole.

A keen member of Surrey County Cricket Club, Noon was a dedicated supporter of the English team (except when they played India) and in his office he proudly displayed 30 autographed bats.

Noon, who had built a fast food empire manufacturing supermarket curries, seemed baffled and hurt by the row, telling an interviewer that he had assumed his nomination had been for his business and charitable activities.

He had originally declared the loan on his nomination form, he explained, but had been asked to remove the reference by Levy, who claimed that it was not necessary because the loan was refundable.

“These are monkeys who tie bombs to their chests and pull the strings. If people are not happy here then they are free to go anywhere in the world.