The secret to tracking down Damian McBride

What to make of the story doing the rounds today that Damian McBride is ‘actively working for ministers again’?

The four-sentence yarn first surfaced yesterday in Scotland on Sunday. It was brought to the attention of the Westminster Village today by Spectator Coffee House.

‘It certainly tallies with what I’ve heard,’ a Downing Street deep-throat tells me. He then offers some sage advice: 

‘Following “senior Labour sources” in anything by ******* ******** is usually a good way of keeping track of what McBride’s up to.’

My natural instinct to protect a fellow journalist’s sources prevents me from naming the hack that Downing Street knows is in cahoots with the exiled McBride. But it would be rude not to provide a clue or two…

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