James Forsyth James Forsyth

How could Brown shuffle Hain back in?

There is a fascinating little dance going on between Peter Hain and Brown Central. As soon as the CPS decided they weren’t going to charge him, Hain was telling Sky News that “I only left government to clear this up, and would like to return, but that is a matter for the Prime Minister.”

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