It’s an odd evening to defend the MP for Lewes, given that his constituents are currently behaving like a bunch of spoiled children blacking up and attempting to set fire to “politically incorrect” effigies. Nonetheless, I share a lot of the views expressed elsewhere that he performed an excellent service in his role as Home… Continue reading Norman Baker, political journalism and hinterlands
Reporting back from the Fabians: What not to spend
The Fabian Society kindly gave me a media registration for their new year conference and I spent last Saturday at Imperial College mingling with the Labour Party faithful. I sadly missed Gordon Brown’s morning address but sat in on two discussions: “What not to spend” – a discussion on what public spending cuts the government… Continue reading Reporting back from the Fabians: What not to spend
Revolution! MPs to question ministers shocker!!!!
I’m sure all the people involved are well meaning but there is something soul destryoing about this story on the front page of the Guardian today: Lord Mandelson is set to make history by becoming the first cabinet minister from the House of Lords in modern times to answer questions in the Commons. John Bercow,… Continue reading Revolution! MPs to question ministers shocker!!!!