Politics, news, views, and eccentric links from Sandwell Councillor Bob Piper
Wednesday, June 28, 2006
Pole.... grease.... climb
"Mrs Beckett has come a long way since she denounced Neil Kinnock at a Tribune rally in 1981 for refusing to support her friend Tony Benn as deputy Labour leader. She dropped her opposition to Europe early on and moved from unilateralism to multilateral disarmament along with much of her party. Updating Trident, which Gordon Brown backed last week, is unlikely to be a problem for her." A profile of a career politician.