Labour MPs in fresh attack on Brown’s leadership

British prime minister Gordon Brown if facing fresh questions about his leadership, after he was forced to sack a junior minister who called for a contest to replace him.

13th September, 2008

British prime minister Gordon Brown if facing fresh questions about his leadership, after he was forced to sack a junior minister who called for a contest to replace him.

It was the first direct challenge to his authority from inside the government and is now being followed by new demands from some MPs for a leadership election.

This weekend it emerged that a group of Labour MPs - believed to number at least nine -...

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