Laurence Mann served as political private secretary to former UK prime minister David Cameron from May 2010 to July 2016 , for which he earned an annual salary of £82,000 . He also served Cameron as a political secretary in opposition from 2006. 
Prior to that, he served as political adviser to the opposition chief whip in 2005, and worked as a political adviser to Simon Burns MP for four years, beginning in 2001.
- Paul Goodman Two SpAds, Cameron, May, bad blood – and the short-termism of CCHQ Conservative Home, 19 December 2014, accessed 13 July 2015.
- List special advisers in post at 17 December 2015, GOV.uk, accessed 6 February 2017.
- Laurence Mann, LinkedIn, accessed 6 February 2017.