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2008-10-05 - 12:38:00 - by AlisonW - Topic: UK-Politics: Labour | LibDem |

"Tell them what you're going to tell them. Tell them. Then tell them what you've told them" That is the received wisdom on how to give a talk on something.

The same, it seems, might be said of the 'newest' member of Brown's cabinet. Having departed under a cloud twice he is now back again. According to the BBC he consulted Tony Blair before accepting a job in Gordon Brown's cabinet. Makes you wonder what he was getting instructions about …

So then, is it good he's back again? One cannot deny he has done a pretty good job in Europe and that experience – on top of his past here in the UK – should stand him in good stead.

Not that I believe Labour will survive this anyway. Only this morning I watched a discussion on BBC News where the (independent) commentator was saying how often Vince Cable had got things exactly right over the last two years. Isn't it such a shame he isn't given the power to actually change things and Make it Happen …



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