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Sir Gus O'Donnell

14 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 27 February 2010

Mary Ann Sieghart profiles the Cabinet Secretary Sir Gus O'Donnell, a key figure in the controversy over Gordon Brown's alleged bullying of Downing Street staff. It's said that Britain's most senior civil servant is not a typical Whitehall mandarin. He gives straight answers and didn't go to Oxbridge. Can a man with such influence stay clear of the political storm?


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