Martin Sheehan says: “The opportunity to join Portland at this stage in the company’s growth is one I couldn’t refuse. Working for two Prime Ministers has been a fantastic experience. After spending eight of the last ten years in Downing Street, it’s time for a new challenge.” Translation: a year of the Prime Mentalist is enough for me…
Last week Downing Street functionaries were asked by Gordon to switch off auto-complete on his email software. It turned out that our early morning emailing PM had accidentally emailed Wendi Deng, also known as Mrs Rupert Murdoch.
Easy mistake to make, but Mrs Murdoch doesn’t really have much interest in Scottish politics. No doubt she is a little better informed now…
Guido is sceptical, but Brown is such a Jonah,* you never know…
Hence the cosy pictures of Mandela with his feet up with Dave, but none such with the Prime Mentalist…
He is rumoured to be a possible replacement for Alistair Darling at the Treasury. Clearly not something that will please the City’s moneymen….
CPS Study Abrahams ‘Dodgy’ Donations Dossier from Police – Sky
It ain’t over until it is over.
MEPs’ Champagne ‘Study Days’ Cost Taxpayer £200,000 – Sunday Times
Champagne swilling luxury junket taking the piss out of taxpayers as per normal.
How MPs Claim for a Second Home – Sunday Telegraph
Simple explanation of the mechanics of the fiddle.
Wintertons to Cost Taxpayers Thousands More on New Flat – Mail on Sunday
Continuing tale of the troughing Tory twosome. Why don’t they live in their own now mortgage-free luxury flat? The taxpayer has bought it for them and fitted it out already. They are a troughing disgrace.
Labour Mired in Sleaze Claims as Scots Leader Quits and MPs are Accused of Homes Tax-Dodge – Mail on Sunday
Scottish Leader and Scottish MP go in disgrace.
‘Over 100 MPs’ in Multi-Million Tax Dodge Over Second Homes – Mail on Sunday
A specific capital gains dodge used by the likes of James Purnell and many others.
Scots Labour Leader ‘Confident of Being Cleared’ after Resigning – Mail on Sunday
No chance Wendy.
Marshall in Shock Resignation after Rumours Over Expenses – Mail on Sunday
End of the gravy train for one MP.