Spies all over the place today. This morning Guido revealed the chief suspect in the Prince Charles Cabinet Office mole story to be Nick Hurd’s former private secretary Laura Osbaldeston. Unsurprisingly still no comment from them. Guido isn’t holding his breath, but here are the further questions this blog has asked the Cabinet Office under the Freedom of Information Act today:
What record do you have of any meetings between your former employee Laura Osbaldeston and any representatives from the Household of the Prince of Wales?
Please provide all correspondence between Laura Osbaldeston and the Household of the Prince of Wales, including from her official government email account.
Please search Laura Osbaldeston’s official government email account for the terms ‘Prince of Wales’ and ‘Charles’, and provide copies of all emails that meet this criteria.
On what date and for what reason did Laura Osbaldeston cease to be on secondment at the Cabinet Office?
Guido has never understood why there is not more anger that the Royal Family is effectively exempt from the Freedom of Information Act. The Cabinet Office have the chance to prove us wrong…