Thursday, December 8, 2011

#BellPottinger And What They Said...

Reporter: And why don’t you recommend Vince Cable, is he cantankerous?

Tim Collins: Yes. And Vince’s starting point on a lot of these issues is he will think about politics and the presentation first and substance second. Giles, one of the reasons Giles is his special adviser, is Giles spent a lot of time in the City, he’s quite a hard-headed business person, although he’s a Liberal Democrat in terms of political orientation he’s quite a good balance with Vince because he will say let’s actually look at what’s in it for UK PLC first and foremost and worry about the politics slightly afterwards.

I would suggest we get Giles onside first and then we think about approaching Vince.’ more