Daily Archives: November 30, 2012

What are we to make of the bizarre events in Whitehall where the prime minister has personally intervened to block the appointment of David Kennedy, the highly respected head of the Committee on Climate Change who had been chosen by a formal civil service process as permanent secretary of the troubled Department of Energy Climate Change. In the classic manner this piece of bad news was slipped out on the day of the Leveson inquiry, when most attention in the media was focused elsewhere.

Some issues are very unclear and deserve answers: Read more