Doubtless revelations in ConservativeHome won’t help to heal the growing rift between David Cameron and his  aide Steve Hilton, who is currently in self-imposed exile in California. With Hilton’s parents coming to Britain as asylum seekers during the Hungarian revolution of 1956, a hatchet job column on the policy guru claims: “David Cameron would refer to Steve […]

David Cameron’s most senior civil service aide, Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood, has told the PM to scrap the Health Bill. The revelation exposes the extent to which Cameron and Lansley are isolated — even amongst their inner circle of Whitehall advisers. Sources to the Mirror’s James Lyons have revealed that Heywood has been arguing […]

Steve Hilton asked civil servants to create a fake website in a bid to launch an online project two years before it was actually complete, Political Scrapbook can reveal. As the prime minister’s closest adviser quits Downing Street, the anecdote can be added to the metric tonnage of Hilton’s crazy Whitehall ideas. Liaising with a […]

Months before Tory NHS reforms were left battered by the majority of medical professionals and general public, David Cameron turned the air blue over Lansley’s disastrous Health Bill, it has emerged. With severe problems emerging just months into his premiership, two government health advisers were dispatched to 10 Downing Street to give David Cameron and Steve […]

A mix barmy wisdom from the heart of Downing Street, inter-office rivalries with David Cameron’s chief of staff and interactions with (genuine) accounts of MPs has established the fake @SteveHiltonGuru Twitter as a firm favourite with Whitehall watchers. And in a comedy coup, the latest New Statesman features a spoof column penned by those behind […]

Top No.10 advisor Steve Hilton, known to many as “Cameron’s brain”, made the front pages today, after suggesting that maternity leave and all consumer rights should be suspended “…just to see what happens.” Another of Steve’s bonkers ideas is to abolish the entire Downing Street media team, to be replaced with a single blog. While this […]