More Tories make the switch in to lobbying

The recession may be dragging on, but the scramble to hire Tories continues in the public affairs world.

Last week we had Fleishman Hillard hiring Tory PPC Chris Heaton Harris. This week we learn that another Tory PPC, Kevin Davis, is involved in setting up a lobbying shop called Cratus. The latest edition of PR Week also brings the news that Hanover has hired former Ken Clarke aide Neil  Lindsay and Game Changer (the consultancy recently set up by Labour bloggers including John Prescott’s son) has even hired its first Tory.

Meanwhile over lunch today, a public affairs boss tells me has a decent pot of cash set aside for a new hire. But the money will only be spent on a Tory…

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