Daily Archives: July 22, 2009

Jim Pickard

When James Purnell dramatically quit the government in June he was not followed by cabinet allies David Miliband and Andy Burnham.

And what of his special adviser at the Department of Work and Pensions, Ian Bundred? 

Jim Pickard

A fascinating interview with the departing Foreign Office minister, Lord Malloch-Brown, in today’s Telegraph. It comes just days after Gen Sir Richard Dannatt, head of the army, criticised the government for failing to supply enough men and equipment to Afghanistan.