How Downing Street changed the diaryOne leading Labourite is quoted thus
"I couldn't help feeling TB was rather relishing his first blooding as PM, sending the boys into action. Despite all the necessary stuff about taking action 'with a heavy heart', I think he feels it is part of his coming of age as a leader."
"I couldn't help feeling TB had mixed emotions about sending the boys into action. He said he did it with a 'heavy heart' but at the same time, he must have known it would happen some time and maybe it's part of the coming of age as a leader."
'"Fucking Welsh', repeated many times by TB."
"TB f-ing and blinding about the whole thing."
"No 10 were very edgy because apparently we've promised News International we won't make any changes to our Europe policy without talking to them."
"No 10 were very edgy because apparently News International are under the impression we won't make any changes without asking them."
We are very surprised at what he has done. We are even more surprised that he chose to give it to The Mail on Sunday, which is not exactly the most supportive of the Labour PartyNor was News International until Blair started reporting for it.