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I am just not a great fan of the Piers Morgan format. I would rather do something a bit more substantial.

David Cameron 18/02/2010

On Piers Morgan's interview with Gordon Brown.

Category: Leaders, Interviews, Labour Politicians (quotes about), Events

Tags: David Cameron, Events, Interviews, Leaders, Media, Political Parties, Politics, Quotes About...

A semi-housetrained polecat.

Michael Foot

On Norman Tebbit

Category: Conservative Politicians (quotes about)

Tags: Michael Foot, Quotes About...

Not a gentleman; dresses too well.

Bertrand Russell

On Anthony Eden

Category: Conservative Politicians (quotes about)

Tags: Bertrand Russell, Quotes About...

That well known semi-detached member of the Cabinet.

Sir Bernard Ingham 1986

explaining to political journalists how John Biffen, a member of the Cabinet, could have described the Prime Minister as being a liability to her party and should be replaced by a collective leadership.

Category: Conservative Politicians (quotes about)

Tags: Quotes About..., Sir Bernard Ingham

It's being so cheerful as keeps him going.

Sir Bernard Ingham 1983

explaining to political journalists why Francis Pym had made a gloomy economic speech in the same week in 1981 that the Chancellor, Sir Geoffrey Howe reported signs of recovery.

Category: Conservative Politicians (quotes about)

Tags: Quotes About..., Sir Bernard Ingham

She was defeated by a collection of 'has beens', 'thought they should have beens', and 'not worth a row of beans'!

Jacques Arnold

On Margaret Thatcher's fall from power.

Category: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

Tags: Jacques Arnold, Margaret Thatcher (quotes about), Quotes About...

I don't know a lot about politics but I have great trust in him as leader.

Geri Halliwell 2001

Category: Tony Blair (quotes about)

Tags: Geri Halliwell, Quotes About..., Tony Blair (quotes about)

John has some great strengths....such as his left hook.

Tony Blair 05/2001

On John Prescott.

Category: 2001 General Election, Labour Politicians (quotes about)

Tags: 2001 General Election, Elections, Quotes About..., Tony Blair

Blair is like a hotel greeter. Clinton did the same thing to perfection, while stroking the bottom of the nearest secretary.

J G Ballard 2001

Category: Lewinskygate, Tony Blair (quotes about)

Tags: America, J G Ballard, Lewinskygate, Quotes About..., Tony Blair (quotes about)

Tony Blair has always said he will be judged by history. Now Alastair Campbell is history we await his judgment.

Rory Bremner 30/08/2003

On the day after Alastair Campbell's resignation.

Category: Tony Blair (quotes about)

Tags: Quotes About..., Rory Bremner, Tony Blair (quotes about)

I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

Anonymous 28/08/2003

A woman queueing up at the Hutton Inquiry

Category: Tony Blair (quotes about), Hutton Inquiry

Tags: Anonymous, Hutton Inquiry, Policy, Quotes About..., Tony Blair (quotes about)

When you see the way she was done down, you are bound to think that the people who organised the coup must have had a conscience bypass.

Neil Kinnock 19/08/1991

On the fall of Margaret Thatcher

Category: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

Tags: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about), Neil Kinnock, Quotes About...

The great She-Elephant - she has an impenetrably thick hide, she is liable to mount charges in all directions and she is always thinking on the trot.

Denis Healey

Category: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

Tags: Denis Healey, Margaret Thatcher (quotes about), Quotes About...

The Tories think they are witnessing the retirement of a popular headmistress under circumstances that some might regret.

Tony Benn 22/11/1990

On Margaret Thatcher's resignation.

Category: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

Tags: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about), Quotes About..., Tony Benn

He was one of the best mayors Stepney ever had.

Herbert Morrison

On Clement Attlee

Category: Labour Politicians (quotes about)

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A ready smile concealed a firm mind.

Edward Heath

On Anthony Eden

Category: Conservative Politicians (quotes about)

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Excuse me if I don't respond about Tony Banks this evening. It might provoke a response, and he needs no encouragement.

Peter Mandelson 20/11/1997

On the then Sports Minister, Tony Banks

Category: Labour Politicians (quotes about)

Tags: Peter Mandelson, Quotes About...

My colleagues tell military secrets to their wives, except Asquith, who tells them to other people's wives.

Lord Kitchener

Category: Liberal Politicians (quotes about)

Tags: Lord Kitchener, Quotes About...

She is so clearly the best man among them.

Barbara Castle 11/02/1975

On Margaret Thatcher

Category: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

Tags: Barbara Castle, Margaret Thatcher (quotes about), Quotes About...

If she would only occasionally come in with a smut on her nose, her hair dishevelled, looking as if she's been wrestling with her soul, as I do.

Barbara Castle

Category: Appearance, Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

Tags: Appearance, Barbara Castle, Margaret Thatcher (quotes about), Politics, Quotes About...

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There aren't many fathers around here...If someone is old enough to father a child, he should be old enough to help bring it up.

John Redwood

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