The Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary has written a fascinating account of a week in his life for ConservativeHome HERE. Owen brought a great deal of tenacity to his previous job as Fisheries spokesman and he is clearly bringing the same approach to his current post.
Diaries like this shed a little light on what a politician actually does. I hope there are more of them on ConservativeHome. Indeed, if any MP reading this would like to write one for this blog, just get in touch - and I extend the invitation to MPs of all parties
Owen Paterson's constituency (North Shropshire) is near me. I go there quite often, there are some nice places there.
Though I do prefer the south of the county.
Vince Cable, my MP, described 'his week' recently in the Observer [Feb 24]: http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2008/feb/24/vincentcable.liberaldemocrats
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