As the usual saga of trying to agree who does what role in the EU’s institutions drags on for another month, it’s worth thinking a bit about the British/Lord Hill strategy.
We know that Hill is not a big public figure and that he has a background in consulting, both factors which might explain why he has not been much seen since his nomination a week ago.
Indeed, this is something of an understatement: there was a ‘chat’ with the Europe Minister on the 16th, a brief interview with the Telegraph on the 17th, but then nothing has been seen of him in public. A trawl through Google News and Twitter appears to confirm this. Read more