16 May '14

News Downing Street attempts to rein in Lib Dem-baiting Michael Gove ally

Former special adviser Dominic Cummings will be reminded of his duty of confidentiality after series of leaks anger Nick CleggNick Clegg has asked the cabinet secretary, Sir Jeremy Heywood, to remind a former special adviser to Michael Gove of his duty of confidentiality after a series of leaks and a barrage of criticism mounted over the way Clegg announced a policy of universal free school meals for primary schoolchildren.Conservative Downing Street aides say efforts have been made to rein in Dominic Cummings, who has launched a series of barbed analyses, sometimes with the apparent support of Gove, the education secretary, of what he describes as a dysfunctional Whitehall machine. Continue reading...

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