Those outside the Westminster village may be bemused that an op-ed (today’s Guardian) on Labour’s future could be seen as a statement of leadership intent.
David Miliband’s language is carefully coded.
Plenty of reports around last week that there could be a ban on MPs taking extra jobs outside the House of Commons.
Supposedly, Gordon Brown is looking at either a total ban, a limit on outside remuneration or a restriction to only media work.
What did the deputy Labour leader say while she watched footage of the Glasgow East defeat?
Yesterday The Times reported that she said “This is my moment” – a claim which she subsequently denied. Today the paper is reporting a slightly different phrase: “This is my time”.