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Hammond’s ‘promotion’ to defence secretary briefly raises transport’s profile

The departure of Philip Hammond to defence provoked a brief flurry of interest in the role of transport secretary, as his replacement was immediately attacked for being biased against aviation. Rik Thomas reports

Rik Thomas

It has certainly been an interesting few weeks for (now former) transport secretary Philip Hammond. On October 5, for example, The Daily Mirror attacked him on the basis of his drinking habits. “Transport chief Philip Hammond guzzled free wine at a party on the day 1,400 Bombardier staff face the axe,” was the paper’s headline, with it then adding: “They claim to be the new caring Tories – but Philip Hammond shattered that myth as he swilled expensive wine on the...

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