Gove’s cyberspace odyssey belies Cameron’s transparency claims

When David Cameron fought the last election against Gordon Brown’s Labour government, he made much of the incumbent’s army of backroom advisers and the allegation that the business of government was being done on the Downing Street sofa, behind firml

24th September, 2011

When David Cameron fought the last election against Gordon Brown’s Labour government, he made much of the incumbent’s army of backroom advisers and the allegation that the business of government was being done on the Downing Street sofa, behind firmly-closed doors.

The then opposition leader vowed to end the culture of secrecy which he claimed existed inWhitehall. As recently as last July, he asserted that he had delivered on this promise,...

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