"Has sacked Home Secretary Charles Clarke delivered the death blow to Tony Blair?"

Whenwillblairgo_1_2That’s the headline in this morning’s Daily Mail after Charles Clarke said the Prime Minister had "lost his sense of purpose and direction".  The sacked Home Secretary called for the besieged Prime Minister to set a date for his departure and for that "orderly handover" to his successor.

With speculation about the Prime Minister’s future at fever pitch, today has turned out to be a very good day for ConservativeHome to launch

As revealed in this morning’s Spy diary column, ConservativeHome has launched a £500 text voting competition to predict the exact time and date of Blair’s departure.  Take part by clicking here and watch the minutes countdown to the time we can all expect Tony to make his tearful exit from Downing Street.