Julian Glover

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Julian Glover is currently special adviser for the Department for Transport to Patrick McLoughlin, focusing on policy. Speaking of his appointment in 2013, Cameron said: “It makes a huge difference having someone who is trusted by No. 10 and knows how to keep them happy. It’s been extremely helpful.” [1]

As a special adviser Glover is paid an annual salary of £83,000. [2]


Glover made his name as a chief leader writer at the The Guardian before moving to 10 Downing Street to become a speech writer for the Prime Minister. Glover established his name in political circles by helping John Major to write his memoirs. [1]


Glover attended the University of Oxford in 1991, where he undertook a degree in History. [3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Guide to the Department for Transport "The House Parliament's Magazine", Vol. 9, p. 19, 03.2013, accessed 22 September 2014.
  2. Special advisers in post, 30 November 2014 GOV.UK, accessed 30 April 2015
  3. Julian Glover LinkedIn profile, accessed 22 September 2014.