Cameron’s former strategist to take paid role with Vote Leave’s data analysts

AggregateIQ praised for swinging referendum result by campaign chief

David Cameron’s former strategy director is to advise the data analytics firm credited by the director of Vote Leave with swinging the referendum in favour of Brexit. The news has prompted concern about the revolving door between government insiders and business interests.

Ameet Gill, who was Cameron’s director of strategy from 2015 until last summer, is to advise AggregateIQ, the Canadian firm paid more than £3.5m by groups campaigning for a leave vote during last year’s referendum. It specialises in “micro-targeting” users of social media so that political parties can reach them more More Here…