Is Brown Mandy-bashing again?

December 3, 2004

Trust an audience of political academics and journalists to spot the spin (real or imagined) in a Gordon Brown speech. The Chancellor made an apparently innocent proposal to establish an Institute for the Study of Britishness when receiving an award from the Political Studies Association on Tuesday. The instant interpretation from two senior political editors? A coded attack on Peter Mandelson.

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