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Jeremy Hunt throws his special adviser under the bus – how long until he follows?

Jeremy Hunt's special adviser, Adam Smith, has just resigned. Here's his resignation statement, in full: While it was part of my role to keep News Corporation informed throughout the BskyB bid process, the content and extent of my contact was done without authorisation from the Secretary of State. I do not recognise all of what [...]
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Jeremy Hunt throws his adviser under the bus and Leveson accuses Rupert of supporting Thatcher

Politics / UK Politics : Telegraph.co.uk Politics Blog (3 years ago)

What an unedifying day this is shaping up to be. Adam Smith, the hapless adviser to Jeremy Hunt (who looks increasingly like a badger caught in the headlights) has just announced his departure. This presumably means that his former ... Read Post

Hunt's special adviser resigns

Politics / UK Politics : The Coffee House (3 years ago)

There’s been a resignation this morning, but it is not Jeremy Hunt’s. Instead, it’s his special adviser Adam Smith. Smith’s departure before Hunt’s Commons statement at 12:30 is designed to put a firebreak around the Secretary of St... Read Post

Jeremy Hunt adviser Adam Smith quits: was he sacrificed?

Local Interest / England : The First Post (3 years ago)

Special adviser insists his emails to News Corp about BSkyB were not authorised by Hunt First Reaction LAST UPDATED AT 12:05 ON Wed 25 Apr 2012 JEREMY HUNT'S special adviser Adam Smith has resigned following revelations that he fed ... Read Post


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