Blunkett : The Sleaze Years

Backword looks more deeply into Blunkett’s remuneration issues, though not agreeing with Guido 100%, he recognises that things look tacky. Certainly not the type of behaviour expected of a soon-to-be cabinet minister. Guido’s bean-counting accountant calculates that the taxable ‘benefit-in-kind’ that he has incurred on the Belgravia property since resigning is now £22,254.

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John McDonnell tells the Gallery/Lobby lunch what the priest told him to do…

‘He persuaded me to do this. He said you need to soften your image. So do Mumsnet and do this…. I’m trying to soften my image.’


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