"Neil was editor of The Sunday Times from 1983 to 1994. His hiring was controversial. It was argued that he was appointe by Rupert Murdoch over more experienced colleagues, such as Hugo Young and Brian MacArthur.
Opposition to perceived public school and Oxbridge attitudes was a hallmark of Neil's Sunday Times editorship. "
May prefers public school Oxbridge interviewers favoured by the BBC to clever, well prepared Paisley hard men. No wonder she is a pushover for the EU.