Controversial Brexit civil servant Oliver Robbins handed big bonus by PM


THERESA May awarded her controversial civil service Brexit guru Oliver Robbins an“unbelievable” £20,000 performance related bonus last year.

Downing Street defended the lump sum saying it had been subject to a “robust process” by an independent committee, but admitted the PM had signed off the perk on top of his £110,000 salary.

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Theresa May inexplicably doled out £20,000 to her new Brexit civil service guru Oliver Robbins[/caption]

The unelected mandarin has spearheaded Mrs May’s softer Brexit stance – to the fury of Brexiteers.

Last night Tory MP Conor Burns said it was “unbelievable”, while Andrew Bridgen said it should have been paid by Brussels.

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He hit out: “Given the complete capitulation of the UK’s negotiating position overseen by Olly Robbins, I think it should be the EU paying his bonus, not the UK taxpayer.”

Details of the controversial payment were snuck out as Westminster winded down for the long summer holidays – on a day nicknamed “take out the trash Thursday” as Whitehall departments try to bury bad news.

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