The Catch-Up Service
Most important, Alastair Campbell received a reply from David Cameron, 28 July:
The Prime Minister’s statement about you was no more than political knockabout which got a bit carried away.
I can see why Campbell was so polite, but if I could just say: What a pile of insulting yellow custard. The Prime Minister, in the House of Commons, where words are supposed to matter, accused a former public servant of falsifying government documents. He has now accepted that Campbell did not, yet in convoluted terms that convey no hint of apology. Low, discourteous and dishonourable.
Also while I was away:
Steve Hilton’s plan to abolish maternity leave, by George Parker and Jim Pickard, FT, 27 July.
Tom Harris MP on why hard work should be rewarded, Labour Uncut, 27 July.
And they left the Questions to Which the Answer is No machine on again, hoping that I would not notice:
Number 686. Thanks to Tom.
Lots more to come.Tagged in: alastair campbell, catch-up, david cameron, headline, steve hilton, tom harris
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