Is Brandon Lewis on the periphery of the cabinet and without a special adviser?

17 Feb

The Guido Fawkes political blog also reports that the new Northern Ireland Secretary of State has yet to appoint a special adviser, saying that he was “spotted returning from his first official trip to his new district thumbing through his ministerial folder containing a document entitled ‘A beginner’s guide to the political scene in Northern Ireland’. Sounds like he urgently needs a hire – any Northern Ireland experts get in touch with him …”