Liz Sugg

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Liz Sugg served as of operations under former UK prime minister David Cameron from 2010 to 2016 [1], having worked for him in opposition since 2005. Sugg was described as running his life ‘on the road’. One diplomat said, 'He totally respects Liz’s judgment. She’s got the PM’s ear and uses it wisely.' [2]

Her role involved overseeing the prime minister's visits and trips. [3] In this position, she was on an annual salary of £80,000. [4]

She was awarded a peerage under Cameron's resignation honours list in August 2016, one of 13 other former personal and political aides. [5]


Before moving to a position in managing media for the Conservative European MPs, Sugg worked for Sky News.[6] She later worked for Kenneth Clarke, the Conservative MP for Radcliffe.[7]

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  1. Department of Information Services, "Parliamentary Information List", accessed 07.09.10
  2. George Pascoe-Watson Who heads No 10's decision making process? Total Politics, 28 November 2013, accessed 15 October 2014
  3. Iain Martin Inside David Cameron's real life The Thick Of It team The Telegraph, 27 October 2012, accessed 15 October 2014
  4. Special advisers in post, 30 November 2014 GOV.UK, accessed 28 April 2015
  5. Ciara Nugent, David Cameron's resignation honours list: who is in his court?, The Guardian, 6 August 2016, accessed February 2017.
  6. Alice Thomson, "The Camp David team", The Telegraph, 07.12.05, accessed 07.09.10
  7. Staff writers, "Election 2010: And so the marathon begins...", The Independent, 08.04.10, accessed 07.09.10