Tuesday, 3 March 2009

All Hail The Bosses!

Mainstream local news sources have been flattered by the passing attention of national figures in the shape of the bigwigs who are presiding over the fall of the economy, including the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling.

BBC South Today follows them along Broad Street, while the Evening Post and the Chronicle both get 'exclusive' interviews.

This is the second visit from high profile Labour politicians inside a week, as they show their actual election strategy to be contrary to their stated claims.

h/t Jane

Update: Mick claims Labour Parliamentary Candidate Anneliese Dodds was snubbed by by the Chancellor.
Rob Wilson MP also notes the sudden upsurge in ministerial visits in his Westminster Diary.


  1. yourlast link before me doesn't work - what was it?

  2. Thanks for pointing that out, hope it's fixed now. It should backlink to PRWeek's article on 'Labour 2.0'.


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