Anthony Wright leaves DCMS press office to join Danny Alexander at the Treasury

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is losing its longstanding chief press officer Anthony Wright to the Treasury.

Treasury chief secretary: Danny Alexander
Treasury chief secretary: Danny Alexander

Wright is leaving his post after seven years working in the department. He has been appointed press secretary to Danny Alexander, the chief secretary to the Treasury.

Daily Mail sports writer Charles Sale said Wright was ‘hugely respected’ and sport’s ‘best civil servant’.

During his time at the department, Wright has been spokesman for Tessa Jowell, Richard Caborn and Gerry Sutcliffe.

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