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GILL AMEET

Here are the answers to this morning’s quiz:

  • Which department saw its Secretary of State leave Cabinet, but her Special Adviser gain a peerage?

Northern Ireland Office (Theresa Villiers; Jonathan Caine).

  • Which former Party Treasurer wasn’t awarded a peerage, and which person who reported to him was?

Michael Spencer, Olivia Bloomfield.

  • Which senior Cabinet Minister was tipped for a knighthood last weekend, but didn’t receive one?

Philip Hammond.

  • Who might not now be going to the Upper House but for Alan Mak?

Charlotte Vere, who was a fellow-finalist in the Havant selection.

  • Which present Cabinet Minister received the same award as three full-time civil servants?

David Lidington.

  • Which newly-honoured former Special Adviser to Cameron once wrote that the secret of surviving winter is preseved lemons?

Julian Glover.

  • Who has now achieved the same status at Dame Vera Lynn?

George Osborne, CH.

Philippa Roe.

  • Which Government car drivers got the same award as Laura Trott?

Martha Gutierrez Velez and Sean Storey.

  • Which future peer helped to police the system for appointing peers?

Laura Wyld – lately Head of the Prime Minister’s Appointments Unit.

 

…and finally…

  • Who is the only pro-Leave Minister in the list to receive an honour?

John Hayes.

  • Which aide to Cameron turned down a peerage because he disapproves of the Lords?

Ameet Gill, former speechwriter and minder of the Downing Street grid.

  • Who got an OBE but should have got a hereditary peerage?

Our view? Sheridan Westlake.

 

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