David Cameron has hired another of his Oxford contemporaries, Sunday Times columnist Camilla Cavendish, to do policy:
Congrats to Camilla Cavendish, Sunday Times (and former Times) columnist who is heading into Downing Street in top policy role
— Sam Coates Times (@SamCoatesTimes) May 21, 2015
Cavendish did PPE at Brasenose College the year after Dave. Critics will be able to point to one more addition to the Downing Street old boys’ (and girls) club.
She is also yet another Policy Exchange graduate moving across to government, though readers will more likely recognise her being punchy on Question Time. She says she spent the days after the election “cycling with [Steve] Hilton through the sunny Californian campus of Stanford University”. And now she is in the wigwam of trust…
UPDATE: A fuller list of appointments via James Forsyth: