What's been said in the last month
"I would say I came back into the government to be embraced and loved by my party"
Peter Mandelson explains the reasons behind his return to the front benchThe Observer 01/03/2009
"You'll be my Marilyn to my JFK... We will announce our engagement. You will see, we will do better than Marilyn and Kennedy"
President Sarkozy's chat up lines that he used to woo Carla Bruni have finally been revealed in a new book published by a mutual friend of the couplewww.news.bbc.co.uk 12/02/2009
"I am proud to belong to a government which provided 10 years of prosperity and social justice on a scale we have not seen in this country...they took advantage of it. It was called greed, greed, greed"
John Prescott expresses his fury at the actions of the bankersToday, Radio 4 27/02/2009
"I would like you to assist me with a soft loan urgently to settle my hotel bills and get myself back home"
In an e-mail received by Jack Straw's constituents. Nigerian fraudsters, who had hacked into his Hotmail account, pretended to be the Justice Secretary stranded in Africa in need of $3,500 US dollars to get homewww.bbc.co.uk/news 24/02/2009
"If it comes into the next election...if all parties agree on privatisation then what's the choice really"
Billy Hayes, the general secretary of the Communication Workers Union gives his reaction to government plans to sell off part of Royal MailDaily Politics, BBC2 26/02/2009
"What I want is someone in the chip shop queue who would be prepared to admit to their neighbour that they'd been part of the change. To feel a pride"
Eric Pickles, the new Chairman of the Conservative Party, talks of his desire for people to feel pride rather than embrassed or ashamed of voting ConservativeDaily Telegraph 02/03/2009
"I felt - you know, all right, I made a mistake. I got on a boat with Peter Mandelson and I won't be doing that again"
George Osborne admits his infamous holiday meeting with Peter Mandelson might not have been the best ideaGQ March 2009