Jenny Leaves Brillo for the Old Lady

Jenny Scott has been appointed as head of spin at the Bank of England. Petite brainbox Jenny was one of the best reasons to watch the Daily Politics and had perhaps an over-enthusiastic following.

Jenny studied economics at Cambridge, worked at the Bank of England in 1992 as a professional economist during the ERM crisis before moving to Reuters in 1994 until becoming the BBC’s Economics Correspondent. In 2005 she became co-presenter with Brillo of the Daily Politics.

Guido particularly enjoyed her occasional cat-fights with Yvette Cooper and her teaching of rudimentary economics to Ed Balls. Viewer’s loss is Mervyn’s gain…


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