It was supposed to be a report on the policymaking role of government special advisers — but wonking former Vince Cable SpAd turned FT leader writer Giles Wilkes can’t help laying into Number 10’s attempts to trample on workers’ rights at the behest of a Tory donor. His inside account of the Beecroft Report will not make pleasant reading […]

With the (Tory) head of a government-backed coding education initiative quitting to advise (Tory) minister Matthew Hancock this week, perhaps it’s time to review the phenomenal success which Year of Code has enjoyed. Just seen Matt Hancock letting his new SPAD Lottie Dexter into Portcullis House. — Eye Spy MP (@eyespymp) June 25, 2014 Regular readers may recall Scrapbook kicking off a […]