- Reckless by name and by nature: Tory MP “too drunk to vote on Budget” – says Mail on Sunday
- Budd says employment predictions were not massaged but tells FT he will make the OBR more independent. (Today’s Sunday Tel also reports plans to inject greater independence into OBR.)
- Mandelson stirs the Labour hornets’ nest – says Sunday Telegraph
Incidentally, we said on Friday that Mandy’s publisher had not taken out any adverts; true enough. That hasn’t stopped the Times – which is serialising the memoirs – from doing its own TV ad. Shades of Professor Snape?
Nick Watt at the Guardian says the advert is further proof that Mandelson is usually better at advising others than handling his own affairs.