Stephen Carter, former chief executive of PR firm Brunswick, famously lasted just eight months in the bunker-like pressure cooker that is 10 Downing Street. Hired at the start of 2008 (as head of communications and strategy) he had gone before the year was out. Instead he was relocated to become, as Lord Carter, “communications minister” in the Lords. Read more
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