Ivan – a legacy?

Well, I might have spoken too soon. The BBC’s Nick Robinson points out that PMQs were suspended because Gordon Brown identified with David Cameron’s loss. It doesn’t happen often that Parliament is suspended, however briefly, over a little boy’s death. “The two men spoke tonight – they don’t normally get on – but they have never been closer.”

Former BBC journalist and manager in Belfast, Manchester and London, Editor Spolight; Political Editor BBC NI; Current Affairs Commissioning editor BBC Radio 4; Editor Political and Parliamentary Programmes, BBC Westminster; former London Editor Belfast Telegraph. Hon Senior Research Fellow, The Constitution Unit, Univ Coll. London