Putting private interests before national interest: the three Tory shadow cabinet members who faced down their leader

by Stephen Tall on December 23, 2008

Tory leader David Cameron has been forced to abandon plans to make all members of his shadow cabinet drop their lucrative outside retainers after three of his team vowed to quit if he did so. The FT broke the story (…)

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Fixed-term Parliaments are there to help you, too, Gordon

by Stephen Tall on December 23, 2008

It’s tricky being Prime Minister, I guess. It certainly seems to be tricky if your name is Gordon Brown. Some 15 months ago – finding himself momentarily up in the polls as the nation breathed a collective sigh of relief (…)

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