A spokesperson has told us “the nomination process is confidential and we can’t comment on individuals.”

Meanwhile, Kevin Hollinrake, the minister for postal services, has been responding to an Urgent Question about the Post Office Horizon scandal in the Commons.

Former Post Minister, Sutton and Cheam MP, Paul Scully, launched the compenstation process for wronged Post Office staff in 2019.

He’s calling for an expedition of the compensation process.