Peter Hoskin

Will Harman make her mark on Brown’s week from hell?

With things happening so fast over the past few days, it’s worth taking stock of where we – or, more accurately, the Labour Party – are in the struggle to get rid of Gordon.  While the resignation of James Purnell didn’t spark the high-level Cabinet rebellion it could have done – and while folk like Alan Johnson and David Miliband may still be sitting, supine, in the highest offices of government – the bottom line is that Brown faces an extremely difficult few days.

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