In December you came out against supporting marriage through the tax system. David Cameron feels differently. Have you changed your mind? JENNIFER BURT, London
I am now directly exposed to the collective wisdom of my colleagues in [the Shadow] cabinet and of course I accept the policy of my party.
All in all, Clarke really does inject some fun - as well as hardheaded economic nous - into politics. Sure, it's still early days. But if this Q&A's anything to go by, there are few signs that his presence will damage the party leadership.