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Prime Minister’s Questions, 25 January

Harold Macmillan (pictured) was supposed to detest Prime Minister’s Questions so much that he was sick before every session. Supermac versus Harold Wilson was surely a real clash of heavyweights, though sadly no audio, never mind film, record exists. David Cameron and Ed Miliband are hardly in the same league. Cameron regularly gets through the [...]

The politics of sport

In early summer 1996 we had a brief crisis at Labour’s campaign headquarters in Millbank Tower. England were through to the semi-final of Euro 1996 and the Tories were visibly rising in the polls with every victory. If you remember that time, you will recall the strange national atmosphere – an intoxicating (for some) English [...]

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