Former Treasury boss Tom Scholar and ex-Brexit negotiator Olly Robbins ‘lined up for senior Labour job’ as Keir Starmer aims to add Government experience to the top of the party ahead of the next election
- The two men were linked with the opposition leader’s vacant chief of staff post
- After 12 years in opposition Sir Keir’s team lacks experience of Government
- Sir Tom, 54, and Sir Olly, 47, both worked in No10 during New Labour years
Two former senior civil servants have been linked with a senior Labour job as Sir Keir Starmer organises his top team for a potential election win.
Sir Tom Scholar, the ex-permanent secretary at the Treasury, and Sir Olly Robbins, a senior Brexit negotiator for Theresa May, have been linked with the…