David Laws’s book 22 Days in May: The Birth of the Lib Dem-Conservative Coalition is written in a lively style which gives some freshness to the now familiar sequence of events. … Read the full post »
At the book’s title suggests, Peter Mandelson’s memoirs The Third Man do not hold back from placing himself not only at the heart of New Labour but also at its top, variously using the phrases the three musketeers or the triumvirate to describe himself and the two Prime Ministers, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. … Read the full post »
Throws a bit of a spanner in the works of the Labour rhetoric about how awful anyone who contemplates raising VAT is. … Read the full post »
… the last you thing you want is to be caught red-handed indulging in a bit of, er…, illegal copying online. … Read the full post »
Yikes. Not quite sure what’s the most surprising from the interview I’ve just watched. The good joke from Gordon Brown about Peter Mandelson or the collapse of David Cameron, who asks for the interview to stop, turns to his minder off camera and asks for a different style of questioning.
Watch the interview here.
And no sniggering … Read the full post »
Lord Mandelson has made a direct appeal to non-Tory voters in the Westcountry to support the Liberal Democrats. … Read the full post »
In amongst all the heat and not very much light over the Gordon Brown and bullying story, I was disturbed by this claim from the National Bullying Helpline’s Christine Pratt: Ms Pratt added: “Over recent months we have had several inquiries from staff within Gordon Brown’s office. “Some have downloaded information; some have actually called … Read the full post »
There are two major problems with Lord Mandelson’s desire to crack down on illegal file-sharing by using an awful lot of stick and no carrot. … Read the full post »
The Digital Economy Bill currently going through Parliament would give Peter Mandelson huge powers to rewrite the country’s copyright laws in future. … Read the full post »
I support the campaign by the Open Rights Group and others against Peter Mandelson’s proposed crackdown on illegal file-sharing. … Read the full post »