Nick Hillman

Inside the lonely world of ‘spadville’

We approached the big black door of Number 10 Downing Street full of pride and a little trepidation. Someone pulled back the brass knocker and let it fall. Inside, the policeman opened it up and said, ‘Yes?’ ‘We’re here for the special advisers’ meeting.’ ‘Bin door.’ ‘Sorry?’ ‘Bin door. Go round the side and you’ll