ConservativeHome founder joins The Times

ConservativeHome's founder and editor Tim Montgomerie has been appointed as comment editor at The Times. Montgomerie will begin his role on 8 April, replacing Anne Spackman who leaves the daily after 11 years.

Montgomerie is regularly featured in The Times' comment pages but will now take on a senior editorial role. He is stepping down as editor of ConservativeHome but will continue to write a weekly blog for the site.

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