Boulton is Chairman of the Lobby

Guido is err, “last with the news”, that Adam Boulton has been elected chairman of the Lobby. There is some speculation as to if he really wanted the job. Some think he was just being modest, others that he really wasn’t too fussed. He is in any case genuinely popular with his fellow hacks. On the other hand he is somewhat less popular with the PMOS…

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Andrea Leadsom told BBC Radio 4’s Today

“He’s made his views on Brexit on the record, and the problem with that of course is that the chair’s impartiality is absolutely essential. … He’s made his views known on Brexit… it’s a matter for him but nevertheless it’s a challenge and all colleagues need to form their own view of that.”


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