Another Political Appointee Stuffed in by the Tories

Another day and another government job stuffed with a political appointee. Yes,  those evil Tories are at it again, installing former Labour spinner Tom Kelly as the new non-executive director at the Department of Energy and Climate Change. A position Kelly can add to his public body-filled CV alongside Financial Services Authority comms chief and head of PR at Network Rail. Not to mention his career highlight of describing weapons inspector Dr David Kelly as a “Walter Mitty” character during his tenure at Number 10. The struggle takes many forms!




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Jo Swinson on Chris Rennard…

“Vince — and Tim before him — have repeatedly, publicly said Rennard is not welcome anywhere near their frontbench team, even as an adviser. I remain deeply frustrated that he was not expelled from the party through its disciplinary process. It just feels wrong, and I do not want Lord Rennard to continue as a member of the party. As far as I am concerned, he is not welcome.”

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