Flack: Matt Tee's review hits the news

As permanent secretary for government comms Matt Tee's review of the COI hits the news, spare a thought for Tee himself who will soon be looking for a job.

Interesting then that a Cabinet Office transparency document has revealed Tee had meetings with the FA and Blue Rubicon last November. Could he be looking to rustle up a private sector job? ...

Nice timing for the launch of Finsbury lobbyist Scott Colvin's book How to Use Politicians to Get What You Want. As the Sunday Times exposed a cash-for-amendments European lobbying scandal, the former BAA public affairs man swung into crisis management mode: 'It's definitely not about corporate lobbying, but for individuals who have no access.' Of course not, Scott ...

Remember the 'dream job' of caretaker for an Australian island? Or any other recent 'best jobs in the world'? Clearly Willoughby PR did, having announced that Warwick Castle is in the market for a Dragonologist to assist with queries onsite. The agency told Flack that the ideal candidate will have a degree in folklore and mythology ...

Cheek of the week award goes to Future Events News Services, which Hillgrove PR founder Richard Hillgrove claims is 'trying to get us to pay for a service we invented'. Future emailed Hillgrove to praise him, before dropping the bombshell. 'They're rubbing our noses in it,' lamented Hillgrove.

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