A difficult point in his premiership.
Posts Tagged: Andy Coulson
The energies of this unknown but highly influential figure, Cameron’s right-hand man for the last decade, are bent on the EU renegotiation.
The Conservative campaign needs some warmth, uplift and outreach. That means focus on what helped Thatcher and Macmillan to win elections – housing.
Lord Ashcroft: The Conservatives gain five points and overtake Labour in this week’s Ashcroft National Poll
The Juncker Effect, if that is what it is, certainly outweighs any Coulson Effect.
Plus: Bad Suarez. Useless Obama. Kinnock, the new Miliband. And: Make the most of your mother while you still have time.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Miliband strains credulity by claiming the whole country cares about O’Donnell
Labour could not break down Cameron’s defence, and ignored past crooks in Downing Street.
Responding to today’s verdict, the Prime Minister said that “it was obviously wrong to employ him”.
The Chancellor bit back: “The person who worked alongside Damian McBride is in no place to give lectures on anything.”
Plus: My partner votes for a nutter. Downing Street disasters. West Ham’s agony. The gifted Suzanne Evans. And finally: What I might do to really, really annoy you…
Since 2010 this ferocious adviser has done more than anyone else to drive through educational reforms, and to upset people.
> Full text of what the PM said.