Daily Archives: April 14, 2009

Jim Pickard

Labour MPs slighted by Gordon Brown in the past are now relishing the downfall of his henchman (sorry, head of political strategy) Damian McBride: They include senior former ministers.

Michael Meacher was out of the blocks last night claiming that Brown’s promise to have ended secret briefings and dirt-digging was nonsense: “All these elements of the Blair era have actually got worse,” he said. 

Jim Pickard

Geoffrey Robinson MP is selling the New Statesman.

Here is the press release in full.