An illicit relationship with Carrie was none of our business: making her chief of staff was definitely our business. Our job was to protect him. He kept saying she would be great in the job. We knew what was going on between them and that it was an insane risk to him to let him do it.
18 June 2022 – A senior staffer at the Foreign Office who would later be given a senior ministerial job when Boris Johnson became Prime Minister