The history of British governments relying on Irish MPs hasn’t always been a happy one, finds PAUL SAFFER.
ALWYN TURNER on the 1997 Labour government’s decision to give the Bank of England control of interest rates.
ALWYN TURNER on the parliamentary career of the ‘High Priestess of Dogma’.
ALWYN TURNER on 1992-2007, the days when Labour leader and prime minister weren’t mutually exclusive jobs.
Chess, Krispy Kremes and Dolly the Sheep – it’s the career of the woman who wanted to be Labour leader.
ALWYN TURNER predicts the outcome of the vote. Look away now, if you don’t want to know the result.
ALWYN TURNER reflects on the 1992 Labour leadership election, when the party chose the wrong man.