From the daily archives:

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Week 5: Hero – Michael Dugher

February 2, 2014

This Week’s Hero of the Week is the Labour MP for Barnsley East and Shadow Cabinet Office Minister for launching the Justice For The Coalfields campaign The release of the Thatcher papers from 1984 at the beginning of the year confirmed many things that had long been suspected about the great miners’ strike of 1984-85.There […]

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Week 5: Villain – Owen Paterson

February 2, 2014

This week’s villain award goes to Environment Secretary Owen Paterson for his dithering response to the Somerset floods and of his failure to take the flooding crisis seriously. Owen Paterson has form as a serial ditherer. His response (or lack of) to the horse meat scandal, badger culling (“the badgers moved the goalposts” has to […]

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Week 5: Prat – Congressman Michael Grimm

February 2, 2014

This week, our panel have awarded New York Republican congressman Michael Grimm the dubious honour of being our biggest prat of the last seven days Michael Grimm is a unique beast: a Republican congressman for New York City. His behaviour this week could well spell extinction for that species. Former soldier and FBI agent Grimm’s […]

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