Mile end group
All living cabinet secretaries, including the present one, Sir Jeremy Heywood, have been interviewed for the History section of the 10 Downing Street website, a joint project of No 10 and the Mile End Group.
Highlights videos of two interviews, with Robert Armstrong and Robin Butler, have gone up on the Downing Street website, and the [...]
William Keegan spoke at the Mile End Group at Queen Mary, University of London, last night about his new book, Saving the World? Gordon Brown Reconsidered. (Pictured, centre, with Jon Davis, left and Steve Richards, right.)
The title of his book is of course number 871 in my series of Questions To Which The Answer Is [...]
After Michael Gove praised Andrew Adonis (pictured) with revolting treacliness as one of his two heroes (the other was Theodore Roosevelt), the former minister and author of Education, Education, Education came to talk to the Mile End Group at Queen Mary, University of London last night.
Adonis delivered a virtuoso lecture on how to be a [...]
We had a terrific evening with Alastair Campbell at the Mile End Group at Queen Mary, University of London, yesterday. The video and transcript are here.* The Pepys of New Labour told how he kept a diary in tiny handwriting full of shorthand and abbreviations in exercise books and scraps of paper including the back of a White House menu.
Alastair Campbell is launching the fourth volume of his unexpurgated Diaries at the Mile End Group at Queen Mary, University of London, at 6.30pm on 20 June.
He will be “In Conversation With” me, before taking questions. Details of how to apply for tickets are here.
The Burden of Power completes the quartet of the complete diaries, [...]
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