As I mentioned earlier today, Chris Huhne went somewhat further in his Independent on Sunday profile in making critical comments about Andy Coulson and the phone hacking allegations than the party’s rather bland official statement. He’s now gone further, as the FT reports: A cabinet minister has sharply criticised Scotland Yard for accepting what he … Read the full post »
Read about the controversial former newspaper editor and Conservative media manager, Andy Coulson.
Today’s Independent on Sunday has a long profile of Chris Huhne and his work as a Cabinet minister, including some hints of criticism of Andy Coulson. … Read the full post »
Although yesterday Andy Coulson resigned, he is unlikely to depart the political stage quickly or quietly due to the long queue of people at various stage of taking legal action. … Read the full post »
PR Week has a story about the Conservative Chancellor George Osborne’s announcement on child benefit, including a quote from myself. … Read the full post »
The editor of the News of the World at the time, Andy Coulson, denied knowledge of the phone tapping operation, but accepted the “ultimate responsibility” as editor and resigned. … Read the full post »
The BBC reports: The Metropolitan Police has said it may reopen the investigation into claims of phone hacking by the News of the World if it uncovers new evidence. Assistant Commissioner John Yates said officers would consider any new information – and examine if further action should be taken. A former reporter on the paper … Read the full post »
I am usually sceptical about instant history book as they come out before there has been time for reflection or analysis and yet whilst events are still fresh in your mind. Too often therefore the instant history account simply tells you what you can still remember, and no more. However… … Read the full post »
In an unusual and dramatic turn in the long-running story of the News of the World (editor at the time, Andy Coulson) and the hacking into the voicemail systems of people in the public eye… … Read the full post »
David Cameron’s close adviser, Andy Coulson, has come under fresh attack after the disclosure of new evidence of the News of the World’s role in the illegal interception of the royal household’s voicemail messages. … Read the full post »
Iain Martin’s general election commentary for the Wall Street Journal is rapidly become a must-read for me due to his record of unearthing useful bits of extra information that shed an extra light on the big political stories.
This week he had a good piece on the Conservative Party’s preparation for televised party leader debates during … Read the full post »