“Gove’s office has been acutely aware of how many people in Whitehall can read their emails since they found out that a secretary to Gove’s advisers with access to their computers was applying for jobs with Labour MPs. As soon as the senior civil servants in the department found out that this secretary was trying to get hired by the Labour party, they instantly moved him out of the job that he was doing — aware of what a conflict of interest it was.”
Forsyth doesn’t name names, but Guido isn’t so prudish. Take a bow Matt Gillespie who left the Department of Education to go spin for John Denham the Shadow Business Secretary. It seems Gillespie, who isn’t answering his mobile, was still loyal to Balls.
As Forsyth points out, Gillespie’s, now hidden, Twitter feed was a storm of pro-Labour bile, even when Gillespie was meant to be an impartial civil servant:
And it seems he’s mates with Balls’s lackey Alex Belardinelli. He’s clearly learnt from the masters of the dark arts…