Two ex-government special advisers have joined lobbying firm
Nigel Warner, Mo Mowlam's former special adviser, and David Wilson,
Hilary Armstrong's special adviser, have both taken newly-created senior
Warner had worked for Mowlam, who quit Parliament at last month's
general election, since 1992.
Wilson had been with Armstrong, who was promoted from local government
minister to chief whip after the election, for two years. He has also
served as an adviser to Jack Cunningham.
During the 1990s, Wilson had stints as a consultant at Connect Public
Affairs, as a senior consultant at GPC and as a freelance associate
consultant for Lexington.
Ian Kennedy, Lexington's founding partner, said the clients Warner and
Wilson would work for are still being agreed.
The appointments boost the number of consultants at the agency to
- British Airways has re-appointed Lexington to handle its public
affairs account. The agency won a six-way pitch for the pounds 100,000
Lexington was first appointed by BA three years ago. This latest
contract, which begins next January, will be reviewed again in three