Four Ministers Planned Weeklong Resignations: How Cabinet Blairites Plotted to Topple Brown

by Benjamin Domenech on 10:55 am June 7, 2009

As the UK government stumbles toward its inevitable failure, new reports detail how Hazel Blears, James Purnell, John Hutton and Caroline Flint “were part of a group of Blairites that met secretly for months and tried to co-ordinate last week’s resignations.” Business Secretary Lord Mandelson delayed the coup with an email, but only just.

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