Labour’s chief glogger David Miliband’s got a new job
and publishes an ‘au revoir
’ within hours of the news. He's only been blogging since 2nd January (following a New Year's resolution).
His new role as Environment Secretary means he no can longer exists as part of The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister’s site. This’ll be a good test of which Government department is up for a bit of blogging and which isn’t. Better keep an eye on the Defra site
to see if he resurfaces. I reckon they’ll be up for it.
I’ve enjoyed some of the debate
around David’s presence in the online community even more than his posts, but overall feel that the transparency he has tried to inject into the political machine – no matter how small – has been a breath of fresh air. (Which is something that the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs should be all in favour of...)Tagged: Miliband | Defra | blogging |