There will be no Liberal Democrats in Brown’s Government. But I have no objection to and indeed welcome an initiative which results in Liberal Democrats acting in an independent advisory capacity or participating in an independent commission or investigations which make independent recommendations on policy to the Government. The conditions for taking part which must be satisfied are thatGood, glad that's clear then.
participation is not token, there is a proper remit which allows for independent
analysis and conclusions, and that there is a reasonable prospect of their advice being accepted and their conclusions being implemented.
Thursday, June 28, 2007
Ming Says Yes to Shirley Who Says Yes to Gordon
Ming Campbell has given his permission to Shirley Williams to act as an adviser to Gordon Brown's government. The decision was necessary as Ming is on Question Time tonight (with Michael Howard, poor Yvette Cooper and Piers Morgan) and he knew he would be asked about it. He's put out this statesment to the Question Time production team.