Fraser Nelson Fraser Nelson

Newsnight deserves an award for its superb follow-up to the Spectator’s scoop

It’s great to see Newsnight once again nominated for an award for its coverage of the Kids Company scandal, and I hope that it wins this time. When Miles Goslett broke the story in The Spectator in February last year, he had all of the details: the full horror of Camila Batmanghelidjh and her bizarre modus operandi, her dodgy finances and – crucially – how No10 overrode concerns from civil servants who had wanted to pull the plug on the venture.

The story was there, on a plate: Miles Goslett had written the scoop of the year.

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