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Michael Brown was a Conservative MP from 1979 to 1997

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The ghosts of Black Wednesday show how hard it is for the Tories to escape the past

Old footage of City traders going berserk must be manna from heaven for Labour spin doctors

Why the Liberal Democrats want your 'wasted' votes

These statistics should create nervous tension in Labour and Tory party headquarters

Watch out for a March election in 2005

The single politician who holds the fates of Mr Blair, Mr Brown - and Michael Howard - in his hands is Charles Kennedy

In the end, Blair was too weak to save his Home Secretary

The PM put the whole weight of his authority behind Blunkett, and has been made to look foolish

Labour MPs are living in fear of losing their seats at the next election

The trust factor in the present government is as potentially lethal to Blair as the sleaze tags to the Major government

Blunkett will be judged in the court of public opinion

This may seem like rough justice, but in its canny way the press often gets it right

A chance for the Tories to stand on principle

Not even when the IRA came close to wiping out the government did the Tories consider ID cards

Boris Johnson deserved to be sacked

Mr Howard's judgement would have been called into question if he had not acted decisively

I've been vilified for saying it, but I hold to my view that the Tory party is dying

I still don't know who the real Michael Howard is. Is it Howard hard or Howard lite? Loud or soft?
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