James Kirkup James Kirkup

The case for Tom Tugendhat

I’d trust him with my life

(Flickr/Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

When the editor of The Spectator asked me to write about Tom Tugendhat, I initially declined, explaining that doing so would put me in a slightly difficult position. Tom and I have been friends for 20-something years since we met as young journalists via the Scotsman and then Bloomberg’s City of London newsroom.

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