What the Cabinet Secretary did not say

Here is the letter Gus O’Donnell did not write:


(And here is the one he did write.)


Published by Owen Barder

Owen is Senior Fellow and Director for Europe at the Center for Global Development and a Visiting Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics. Owen was a civil servant for a quarter of a century, working in Number 10, the Treasury and the Department for International Development. Owen hosts the Development Drums podcast, and is the author Running for Fitness, the book and website. Owen is on Twitter and

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    allegations against Mr Mills. He may yet regret that his sister-in-law
    is no longer the Director of Public Prosecutions.
    He might also regret that his siter Barbra no longer works for the SFO [Serious Fraud Office]…But never let it be said that he has tried to exploit his family connections

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