Former Home Secretary Alan Johnson has declared he is to run for the Shadow Cabinet in the forthcoming elections. It had previously been thought that Mr. Johnson would follow top-cabinet colleagues like Alastair Darling and Jack Straw in stepping back from the political front line. Johnson’s decision could potentially scupper the Shadow Cabinet plans of […]

Alastair Darling has satirised the design of the Tory manifesto during an attack on the Conservatives’ proposed June emergency budget. At a press conference this morning, Darling’s presentation was styled in the blue livery of the Tories’¬†expensive fabric-bound “Invitation to Join the Government of Britain”. Other materials released by Labour include a mock newspaper site […]