Yet another in a long list of not very memorable people to hold that role.
He's very memorable. Even if it is only for his famous interview with Jeremy Paxman.
Don't forget 'something of the night about him', probably the most famous political put-down of recent times. (And of course he was the first in the currently ongoing series of madly reactionary home secretaries.)
Do the HonourableGentlemen? not realise how much time scheming to take over the running of the country takes in these modern and busy family oriented times? --MichaelHoward
I just knew you were going to do that Alex. You silly man.
*blinkblink* Completely non-guilty! I wouldn't be able to come up with anything even remotely politician-sounding anyway! I do highly approve of the comment from MichaelHoward, and retract my objection (as a one-off, not a precedent *general warning look*), but I'm thoroughly not responsible! --AC