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Brown's 'reign of terror' at Downing Street

Publié par Clifford Armion le 02/11/2010

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Andrew Grice

"Severe doubts about Gordon Brown's character and judgement have been raised ahead of the election in a highly critical book by a former senior Downing Street adviser.

"In a series of interviews with current and former No 10 staff, Lance Price, deputy to Tony Blair's communications director Alastair Campbell, paints a damaging portrait of the way Mr Brown runs government. He describes the Prime Minister "shouting at staff, jabbing an angry finger, throwing down papers, kicking the furniture".

"Mr Price, whose book is serialised exclusively in The Independent today and tomorrow, quotes aides as saying that the Prime Minister's treatment of junior staff is "unforgivable". They claim Mr Brown is obsessed with controlling hour-by-hour media coverage and shows "extraordinary flashes of anger" when a news story runs out of control." Read on...
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"Brown's 'reign of terror' at Downing Street", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2010. Consulté le 23/05/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/brown-s-reign-of-terror-at-downing-street