How did we miss this from Start The Week this morning? Almost immediately after James Naughtie’s four-letter slip, Scrapbook’s favourite socially inadequate, pimpled, slightly seedy, bald, cauliflower-nosed old man put his foot in it: This certainly seems to be the settled view of Jeremy Hunt in Broadcasting House. Would it be easier for the BBC Trust to […]

UPDATE 22:04 More dirt: he’s now been accused of “systematic tax avoidance”. It’s on Sky News too! Much kudos to James Cowley and Chris Paul, who have dug up this David Cameron/Andrew Marr exchange from 2007: ANDREW MARR: What about Lord Ashcroft? Because it was promised by the former party leader, William Hague, and indeed by Lord […]