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Storm Clouds Gather: Peter Hain And Wendy Alexander

by | 27th, January 2008

WHEN the UK’s New Labour set up the Electoral Commission to ensure absolute moral correctness and freedom from sleaze it can hardly have understood the rocky road it was leading itself down.

Peter Hain went last week. Hain – can’t remember already? He was the Cabinet Minister who, like Amy Winehouse, said: “No, I Won’t Go”.
Few in New Labour’s middle-upper, middle, or lower orders will rue his departure. It is said more than the odd glass was raised in the House of Commons bars to celebrate his fall from grace. Northern Ireland politicians, not noted for close up and cosy chats with Labour counterparts, were happy to regale any who would listen with tales of Hain’s time as an unpopular N.I. Secretary of State – AGW…

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