Brexit 22 January 2019 The People’s Vote campaign chair is a cabinet minister’s brother campaigning from, erm, Davos Erm. Guys? CNBC screengrab Roland with the punches. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up Raised eyebrows and raised blood pressure at Radio 4’s Today programme this morning, when the chair of the People’s Vote campaign Roland Rudd – whose sister is the little known Work & Pensions Secretary, Amber – was introduced for an interview from, er, Davos. Yes. In one sentence that hammers a nail in the coffin for anyone who thinks Brexit can be stopped through a second referendum, here was his introduction: “Roland Rudd chairs the PR company Finsbury and is also chair of the so-called People’s Vote campaign is in our studio in Davos.” And then a few minutes later: “Obviously your sister is the Work & Pensions Secretary… Have you talked to her about it?” As the brother of a Tory minister, Rudd’s credentials as a walking, talking embodiment of the elite are complete. Oof. The people’s People’s Vote campaigner, indeed. › Nobody’s laughing anymore: why Boris Johnson should come clean I'm a mole, innit. Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!