Boris brother in No10

David Cameron has added the brother of London Mayor Boris Johnson to his Downing Street team. Jo Johnson is Boris' younger brother and will head up the Policy Unit - inside Downing Street.

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Clegg: Boris brother job "a political appointment"

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg described Mr Johnson's move into a ministerial role as "a political appointment for the Conservative Party".

Mr Clegg told LBC 97.3 radio:

This is a political appointment for the Conservative Party, if you like, about how the Conservative Party generates policy ideas, and I don't think you can say the Prime Minister as leader of the Conservative Party is not entitled to appoint a Conservative MP to come up with policy ideas for his party.

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