Daily Archives: October 6, 2007

Bristol Labour bottle watch

Have Labour bottled it by not calling an election? See what Labour’s Bristol East MP Kerry McCarthy was saying on her blog in Bournemouth at their conference not even two weeks ago and decide for yourself: Even backbenchers blatantly priming … Continue reading

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The life and times of Michael Cocks #3

Like all chief whips, Michael Cocks was an inveterate cynic and fixer. In opposition in the early 1980s, Harry Cohen, then an idealistic young MP, had set his heart on speaking in the house even though the whips of all … Continue reading

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