Monday January 20, 2020

Blunkett has only himself to blame

The allegation that David Blunkett used his influence to fast-track a visa application for his lover's nanny might have been a storm he could have weathered.

18th December, 2004

The allegation that David Blunkett used his influence to fast-track a visa application for his lover's nanny might have been a storm he could have weathered.

With British Prime Minister Tony Blair offering the Home Secretary his “full confidence'‘, the perception was that Blunkett could hold on at least until Sir Alan Budd's review revealed its findings.

News of Blunkett's affair with Kimberly Fortier (who has since reverted to her married name of...

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