Simon Case admits he discussed job for Carrie Johnson with Prince William's charity

Simon Case admits he discussed job for Carrie Johnson with Prince William's charity

Simon Case has confirmed he discussed a potential role for Carrie Johnson with Prince William’s charity. In a letter on Thursday night, the Cabinet Secretary said he held “informal” discussions with the Royal Foundation, which manages the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s charitable work, in Autumn 2020. It comes after The Telegraph revealed on Wednesday that Mr Case approached the Foundation to discuss her taking a job as Director of Communications for the Earthshot Prize, which awards £1m for charitable work. “I was happy to have an informal conversation with someone involved with the Earthshot prize about what roles were available, as I would have done for anyone with relevant experience who was keen to get involved with charity work,” he said. Mr Case said he had not “recommended” the …
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