PracticeConsultingPwC secretary who snubbed Tony on tube has tea at Downing Street

PwC secretary who snubbed Tony on tube has tea at Downing Street

The London commuter who famously snubbed Tony Blair when he ventured onto the Jubilee line last week has been identified as a secretary at PricewaterhouseCooper's London Bridge offices.

Georgina Leketi-Solomon, 29, who was today invited to Downing Street for tea with the Prime Minister – an event set up by spin doctors at PwC and Downing Street – laughed off the experience saying she was listening to Whitney Houston on her personal stereo.

Leketi-Solomon was on her way to work last week when she suffered the ultimate commuter’s nightmare; Blair leapt energetically into her tube carriage followed by an entourage of press photographers eager to snap the rare sight of a government minister using public transport.

Clearly unused to London tube etiquette, Blair beamed conversationally at his fellow traveller.

Leketi-Solomon, however, steeling herself for a day’s work at the accountancy firm, was in no mood for conversation.

The resulting pictures, showing her clearly reluctant to remove her stereo headphones and indulge in early morning prime-ministerial chit-chat, were seen by hundreds of newspaper readers.

She was in more conversational mood today, however, and enjoyed a quick chat with the Prime Minister.

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