After Dave’s recent harsh words about lobbyists, how pleasing to see that he has not cut his ties with the industry completely.
As the Tory leader delivered his big speech in Brighton today, he was watched from close quarters by two of lobbying’s finest.
Within spitting distance of Ken Clarke was B2L Public Affairs director Darren Caplan, while tucked away on the back row was Simon Nayyar, MD of Cititgate Dewe Rogerson Public Policy.
Now that’s what I call good access!
Incidentally, Simon has been selected as PPC for Hackney South and Shoreditch, while Darren is contesting my own manor, the neighbouring seat of Hackney North & Stoke Newington…