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John Reid is tipped to challenge Gordon Brown for the Labour leadership
Reid and Brown ‘split on prisons’

John Reid may see his plans for tougher sentencing guidelines blocked by chancellor Gordon Brown, according to a leaked letter. The note, drafted by deputy prime minister John Prescott and circulated among the cabinet, reveals that the Treasury is worried about the burden and potential cost of the home secretary’s plans to create additional prison… Read more »