Peter Hoskin

Party time | 19 August 2010

Party time | 19 August 2010
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Utterly incredible. Over at ConHome, Alex Deane has highlighted something that is just utterly incredible – Team David Miliband's guide to hosting a "house meeting" in his honour. You really have to read the 6-page pdf to take in the full, fastidious horror of it all. But this tip for, erm, "building accountability" into the guest-list deserves pulling out:

"Remind your guests the day before – try and build accountability into the relationship. If someone confirms then they should be there and you need to let people know you are disappointed if they don’t turn up… even if it’s just your mates!"

UPDATE: By way of a hat-tip, this was first spotted by Jess Freeman over at the Total Politics blog.