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Buried: Stephen Byers, Geoff Hoon and Patricia Hewitt Put On Troughing Leave

Stephen Byers, Geoff Hoon and Patricia Hewitt Put On Troughing Leave – THREE former Labour Cabinet Ministers were last night suspended by the Labour Party in a move which probably signals the total collapse of their political careers.

Labour Pigs For Hire, Allegedly: Hewitt, Byers And Hoon

Earlier the UK Prime Minister had refused to launch an inquiry into the alleged behaviour of the former close colleagues but after a Channel 4 screening of a Sting operation angry Labour MPs demanded immediate action.

Party sources said Stephen Byers, Geoff Hoon and Patricia Hewitt had been suspended pending a full investigation, in what could be a “hammer blow” for Labour’s election chances, with echoes of the “sleaze” allegations that helped to bring down the Tories.

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Posted: 23rd, March 2010 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comments (19)