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