Category Archives: Tony ‘King Blair

On your marks…

Independent – Blair handover: If not now, when?: In the old Nottinghamshire mining town of Kirkby, 30 Labour Party activists sat in a horseshoe-shaped huddle in their modern party offices on Friday night, sipping mineral water. Party stalwarts and councillors … Continue reading

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Too little too late

ePolitix – MP demands Labour handover plan: A Labour MP has called on the party’s executive committee to begin planning the handover of power from Tony Blair. John Trickett was one of two MPs to use a meeting of the … Continue reading

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Hot Water

Don’t you find it a little odd that Mary Creagh, the Labour MP who is worried that we all might burn ourselves has never formally objected to a government that approves of boiling people alive? Perhaps she thinks that if … Continue reading

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Blair: the head, the tail, the whole damn thing

As you can see, it’s a beautiful day, the beaches are open, and the folks here are having a wonderful time (and I’m sure you can guess which movie I watched last night)… New Statesman – The men in grey … Continue reading

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Shoot the messenger

Blunkett wades in with a whopper! UPDATE (23 March) – Bloody hell! Blunkett is even more shouty-crackers in today’s Sun! He starts off with a ‘this is the way it’s always been done’ pre-amble, then gets up a full head … Continue reading

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Blair, Capita and ‘easy money’ above the table

The Independent points out the following this morning: Can the loans be converted into donations at a later date? Yes. There is nothing to stop the loans quietly being turned into donations when the dust has settled. Some of the … Continue reading

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The dismissal

Oh dear… 26 January 2006 Written answers: Norman Baker (Lewes, LDem): To ask the Prime Minister whether he plans to (a) review and (b) reform the Honours (Prevention of Abuses) Act 1925. Tony Blair (Prime Minister): No. Oh *dear*…. 22 … Continue reading

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Tits out for Tony

Page 3 is back on deck… with a new message. (Note – It’s been a while since I’ve reported on Page 3… for reasons that should become clear within a paragraph or two. Newcomers may wish to check out the … Continue reading

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Are we there yet?

CuriousHamster – Time’s Up: Two views of Blair. One conclusion. Parris, an ex-Tory MP writing in the Times, gets Blair exactly right. The Guardian’s rather generous suggestion that “Mr Blair risks becoming a leader without purpose beyond power” is consistent … Continue reading

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Popular support costs money

Guardian – Unhappy Prescott defends PM as poll ratings dive Blood & Treasure – Tony the time waster Beau Bo Blog – Loans for honours CuriousHamster – Totally Above Board BlairWatch – David Mills For Party Treasurer! Nick Robinson – … Continue reading

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