Sure, ex-Home Secretary David Blunkett earned pounds 585,000 on top of his pounds 60,000 salary as a MP but no one - probably including Blunkers
- expects him ever to rejoin the Cabinet.
The source added: 'When Budd says that Blunkers
did not request special treatment, this will be true.
is getting pounds 400,000, plus newspaper serialisation rights that will take him well over the half-million mark.
If you have any problems with the long words, give me a ring, Blunkers
He got this department of state after the most crawling performance at a microphone in support of Blunkers
and Blair for many a year.
If New Labour was one 10th as keen on remedying this injustice as it is on getting a million people off Incapacity Benefit, Blunkers
might have had something to show for his return to the Cabinet.
Blair's authority took a battering when Blunkers
was good - very good - as he assured them that another Labour government would be on their side.
Money-grabbing Anderson claims that Blunkers
warmed up a bottle of red plonk in the microwave after accidentally putting it in the fridge.
No doubt some of them are scroungers, though surely not as many as the one million that Blunkers
wants to drive back into employment.
was unfairly portrayed as a bullying Sheffield simpleton on telly this week.
She brazenly insists he boasted of being Tony Blair's "mentor", Blunkers
maintains that's tripe.