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Will he be Gordon Brown’s new political Apprentice? Appointing the hard-baked entrepreneur as a new minister would certainly be a radical move. Next stop: JK Rowling for culture secretary?
If you think this sounds mad, Sam Coates at The Times reminds us that Brown once invited Fiona Phillips, a GMTV presenter, to become a minister.
Our financial guru Andrew Hill recently envisaged Sugar giving the prime minister a roasting over his handling of the economy.