Cameron recruits 'Wizard of Oz' strategist

David Cameron has recruited the Australian political strategist behind Boris Johnson's successful London mayoral elections.

The outspoken Lynton Crosby, 55, is known as “the Wizard of Oz” for his successes in Australian elections.

A Downing Street source told The Sunday Times: "The prime minister recognises that he [Crosby] has done a brilliant job and thinks he is fantastic."