UK Politics
28 June 2004
The Butler inquiry report into aspects of intelligence and Iraq may not be the bucket of whitewash that Tony Blair...
UK Politics
21 June 2004
Tony Blair has, it seems, finally and formally given up "back of the plane" chats with lobby correspondents who go on...
UK Politics
14 June 2004
News of an impending night of long knives on Michael Howard's front bench has overshadowed Tony Blair's cabinet...
UK Politics
07 June 2004
MPs are champing at the bit, or at least on something they should not - at an instruction from Chief Fancy Dress...
UK Politics
31 May 2004
The real story of the incident at Loch Fyne, where John Prescott and Gordon Brown are supposed to have discussed the...
UK Politics
24 May 2004
Just how did all this damaging hype about Tony v Gordon emerge, MPs are asking. Brown's spinners are noisily...
Politics
24 May 2004
Let's play fantasy politics. It is early September and Labour MPs have been called to an emergency meeting where the...
UK Politics
17 May 2004
Three options are being canvassed among MPs for a solution to the First Problem, Tony Blair. After a weak performance...
Politics
10 May 2004
Rehabilitation indeed! While the Brownites and the Strawists quarrel about who shall succeed Tony Blair, Stephen Byers...
Politics
03 May 2004
The long-awaited post-Hutton cabinet reshuffle is another victim of Tony Blair's screeching handbrake turn on Europe....
UK Politics
26 April 2004
Tony Blair had no contact with political journalists on his visit to the US, modelling his contempt for the British...
UK Politics
26 April 2004
At the door of the Beormund Hall, a party activist checks that I have signed a declaration not to allow the gender of...
Politics
08 March 2004
All the possible punishments for Clare Short's espionage onslaught on Tony Blair - from expulsion from the Labour Party...
UK Politics
01 March 2004
The talk among Labour MPs is about David Blunkett and whether or not he is overextended. The question is rhetorical....
Politics
01 March 2004
The memory of impending doom is as sharp as ever. The scene is the public bar of the Danum Hotel, Doncaster. The date...

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