Julian Glover has been appointed as associate editor at the Evening Standard with responsibility for its “expanded” comment section.
Glover worked for ten years as a lead writer and columnist at the Guardian before going on to work in government as speechwriter to David Cameron.
He was also a former special advisor to the Department of Transport and will start writing for the paper from Monday, 29 January.
Evening Standard editor George Osborne said: “As a journalist, writer and government adviser, Julian is both experienced and super-talented.”
Glover served in government during Osbourne’s time as chancellor.
It was also announced that comment editor Melanie McDonagh will move roles to senior writer covering features, arts, and books.
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