Why has Peter Watt chosen now to put forward his side of the story? It is hard to see how any of this helps the Labour Party’s cause. If his book were being published six months earlier he could at least argue that there was still time to get rid of Brown; if his book… Continue reading Which side is Peter Watt’s side of the story?
So the Lib Dems won’t be handing back the £2.4m donation from 5th Avenue Partners Ltd after all. Yay. I do hope however (against all the evidence?) that this won’t now result in large numbers of Lib Dems crowing about how the party’s actions have been vindicated and that the was never any question that… Continue reading Michael Brown donation: we got lucky
The most fascinating aspect of the expenses scandal is how quickly the debate has moved onto a debate about meaningful democratic and constitutional reform. I have to admit, I didn’t quite see it coming, and while there have been rumbles within what you might call the “democratic reform community” about making a big push in… Continue reading So where do we go from here?