James Forsyth

Not another one, Darling

Not another one, Darling
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As Alistair Darling scurries off to the House to make a statement on the latest crisis to rock the Treasury, Martin Vander Weyer has some thoughts on the latest developments in the Northern Rock saga. As Martin argues, from a position where no was really blaming the government they have managed to land themselves right in the middle of the blame game.

Back before Brown took over, it used to be the joke in Whitehall that the worst job in government would be being Gordon Brown's Chancellor. How true that has turned out to be.

Written byJames Forsyth

James Forsyth is Political Editor of the Spectator. He is also a columnist in The Sun.

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