So, The Times has hit the public affairs industry with an investigation in to those Tory PPCs employed as lobbyists.
I may blog more on this later. For now, one quote jumps out of the page.
Damian Collins has been selected as the Tory candidate to succeed Michael Howard in Folkestone & Hythe. Since September, he has been working for Lexington Communications.
What insights does he bring to the table? How does he help Lexington’s clients find their way around the Tory leadership? He tells the paper of his cunning strategy:
‘I will give a company the names of shadow ministers if they want to talk to someone…’