Chris Patten

Cameron Telling Porkies Over UK Accepting Paris Veto on Patten as Commission President

Denis MacShane | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Politics
Denis MacShane

Over the weekend the official 10 Downing Street press machine told political editors that in 2004 the UK proposed Chris Patten as EU Commission President and when France objected Britain gracefully gave way...

2013: The Year the BBC Looked Like a Bogus Signer

Will Black | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK
Will Black

My view is that the BBC is simply not transmitting an accurate account of reality. Over the space of the year it has ignored significant news and spun events to present something quite different from what those involved witnessed.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Who Knew What, When?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 24.02.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Sunday 24 February 2013... 1) WHO KNEW WHAT, WHEN? Most people will not have heard of Lord Rennard, the forme...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Abu's Out

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Tuesday 13 November... 1) ABU'S OUT "Laughing in our faces," screams the headline on the front of the Mirro...

A 40-year Grudge Match Between Patten And McAlpine?

Daily Mail | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Politics

Chris Patten has admitted he knew about the Newsnight paedophile investigation but did not think it right to warn George Entwistle, the then director-...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Reward For Failure?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Monday 12 November... 1) A REWARD FOR FAILURE? Is the BBC its own worst enemy? The corporation didn't need t...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Gone In 55 Days

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Sunday 11th November... 1) GONE IN 55 DAYS Poor ol' George Entwistle's decision to quit as director-general o...