Cameron ally Sir Oliver Letwin to receive knighthood at Windsor Castle
The ex-prime minister's policy chief was awarded the title in Mr Cameron's resignation honours list, the release of which prompted accusations of cronyism after he dished out gongs to a string of political supporters, Conservative donors and Downing Street staff.
Sir Oliver served in the Cabinet Office and then as chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster until he was axed by Theresa May in a cabinet shake-up when she replaced Mr Cameron as Prime Minister following the EU referendum.
The West Dorset MP, who said he was "delighted" with the honour, also once served as an adviser in... read more
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