Guido asked Ruth Turner via a Freedom of Information Act request, what it is that the Director of Government Relations actually does? You know, does her role have a formal job specification? Who does she meet? Stuff that the taxpayers are interested in. Her job specification could hardly be top secret, could it?
“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”