Bleak outlook for desperate Brown
With Brown’s government tearing itself apart, voters have chosen to punish Labour, writes Ben Griffiths in London
Voters in Britain have grown used to long premierships, so the sudden threat to Gordon Brown this weekend will have come as a surprise - even if his demise still looks inevitable given the criticism levelled at his leadership.
When he was chosen in May 2007 to succeed Tony Blair, who had enjoyed a decade in office, Brown could have reasonably hoped for a decent term in Downing Street.
But infighting in his Labour government forced...
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