I owe it to our party to say what I believe no matter how hard that may be. I now believe your continued leadership makes a Conservative victory more, not less likely.
It hit the Guardian website at 10.19 pm. Smart footwork.
(Mr Purnell is the guy with the outrageous idea that we shouldn't give smackheads and alkies invalidity benefits unless they try to get off the scag/booze. Fascist !)
(also recall this comment from Socialist Unity :
"the Compass candidate would come to an agreement with Cabinet Brownites to prevent the move of a Blairite candidate such as James Purnell from putting forward a reactionary, anti-welfare policy agenda which would be little different from BNP populism ...")