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Labour rebels in full

In an afternoon of high drama in Westminster, tracks those Labour MPs publicly joining Hoon and Hewitt’s calls for a secret ballot. The afternoon will provide the most obvious sign of whether the letter, from former Cabinet members Geoff Hoon and Patricia Hewitt, will trigger a rebellion big enough to oust Gordon Brown. Below… Read more »

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The last effort to get Brown out of Downing Street exploded across Westminster today
Analysis: The last-ditch plot to oust Brown

The final attempt to oust Gordon Brown exploded across a stunned Westminster today. Everything comes down to the next few hours. By Ian Dunt The letter to Labour MPs from former Cabinet ministers Geoff Hoon and Patricia Hewitt took everyone by surprise today. Many analysts have been quickly trying to scrub up on the technicalities… Read more »

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