Political Profiles

Official records show James Callaghan threatened to resign as PM rather than give in to possible police strike

Callaghan, James

Jim Callaghan is Britain‘s longest-lived Prime Minister, dying at the age of 93, A former tax inspector, he is the only person to have ever held all four ‘great offices‘ of the British state.Read More
David Cameron

Cameron, David

David Cameron was Prime Minister between 2010 and 2016. Having been on the winning side on the Alternative Vote and Scottish Independence referendums, his winning run came to an abrupt end in the 2016 Brexit vote.Read More
Alastair Campbell said UK's media has been subverted by a small number of journalists

Campbell, Alistair

The former Downing Street Director of Communications remains involved in politics. He is a triathlete, cold water swimmer, and an accomplished player of the bagpipes.Read More

Clarke, Kenneth

As an MP for nearly 50 years, Kenneth Clarke sat in the governments of Heath, Thatcher, Major and Cameron. He stood three times for the Conservative leadership. Clarke attended the 1966 World Cup Final.Read More
Nick Clegg

Clegg, Nick

The former Lib Dem Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, is now Head of Policy and Communications for Facebook. Living in the US, he recently purchased a $9 million mansion in California.Read More
Yvette Cooper, shadow home secretary, on police privatisation and financial crime

Cooper, Yvette

Yvette Cooper is the Shadow Home Secrtary, former Labour Cabinet Minister and former Chair of the Commons Home Affairs Committee. She is married to Ed Balls. Her father was once General Secretary of the Trade Union, Prospect.Read More
The media attack on Corbyn has been savage

Corbyn, Jeremy

The former Labour Leader, now runs a 'Project for Peace and Justice'. The six times winner of the Parliamentary beard of the year, Corbyn grew up in Shropshire where he attended prep school.Read More