In the heady days of New Labour, Tesco snapped up Tony Blair’s private secretary David North to be its top lobbyist.
Once Gordon Brown took over, it signed up Downing Street press chief Tom Hoskin as head of corporate media.
Now, with David ‘Your Country Needs You’ Cameron leading the nation, the sprawling supermarket giant has made the entirely predictable move of snaring a Tory. Step forward CCHQ senior press officer Amy Jackson, who takes the role of government affairs manager – reporting in to North.
When will mates of Ed Miliband get a look in?