Alan Milburn

Matthew Norman: And who knows better about social mobility?

The Government's hiring of Alan Milburn as its "social mobility tsar" provides the most seismic event of its kind for a very long time ... possibly as long ago as the appointment of puritan £5m birthday-party man Philip Green as our anti-profligate spending tsar.

And so farewell...

The Wintertons - Toffs with a penchant for poor jokes and first-class travel

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Clegg is reprimanded over payments

Nick Clegg, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, was among dozens of MPs reprimanded by the donations watchdog yesterday for being late in registering £15,000 in payments for his leadership campaign.