Political Profiles

Yvette Cooper

Balls, Ed

The long time advisor to Gordon Brown sat in the last Labour Cabinet. He was Shadow Chancellor between 2010 and 2015. Now a broadcaster, he is married to Yvette Cooper MP, and enjoys baking. He has famously overcome a stammer.Read More
John Bercow

Bercow, John

John Bercow was the Commons Speaker through one of British politics most turbulent decades.  Depending on whom you ask, he is either a national icon, or simply the worst Speaker in modern British history.Read More
Gordon Brown is MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath, Labour

Brown, Gordon

Gordon Brown served as Prime Minister between 2007 and 2010. He was previously the longest serving Chancellor since Gladstone. As a boy, he used to sell the programmes for his local football team, Raith Rovers. Read More
Andy Burnham

Burnham, Andy

Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, is the self styled 'King of the North'. The bookies favourite to be the next Labour leader, he has twice stood for the position before. In his 2010 bid, he received a £10,000 donation from footballer, Jamie Carragher.Read More
Tony Blair delivers his tenth and final new year's message

Tony Blair

Prime Minister between 1997 and 2007, Tony Blair is the only Labour leader to have won three consecutive General Elections. As Chairman of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, he has started to become more active again on the broadcast media in recent times.Read More