Damian McBride was a Whitehall civil servant, with a particular expertise in VAT, and then more famously a close advisor to Prime Minister Gordon Brown, in which role he became notorious for his aggressive media tactics before having to resign in a scandal over leaked emails.


Liberal Democrat Newswire #66 is out: will Farron or Lamb be the next Lib Dem leader?

Liberal Democrat Newswire #66 looks at the 10 key factors in the Lib Dem leadership race between Norman Lamb and Tim Farron. … Read the full post »