Alex Massie

Not up to the job | 5 June 2008

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Even the Cabinet is demob happy... Adam Bouton reports:

I was taken aback this week to hear that one senior member of the Cabinet is cheerfully telling colleagues that he has been over-promoted but intends "to enjoy it while it lasts".

James Forsyth asks whom could it be? Is Des Browne sufficiently self-aware (and cheerful) to be the one?

Of course, the country rather takes the view that the Prime Minister himself has been over-promoted...

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Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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